ss8 diagnosed with 'autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease' trait/gene....anyone here know anything about this???
I know this is steptalk, but I figured there are a lot of people on these boards and maybe i'd just post this question to see if anyone here is familiar with this.
SS8, who has autism, just had a neurologist run a battery of DNA/Chromosome labs and an MRI Brain Scan. Blood results came back indicating that ss8 has the trait/gene for 'Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease".....I have been reading a TON of info on it, as we were told our referral to the children's hospital genetics and nephrology depts. would take about 2 weeks.
It appears that you inherit this trait/gene from a parent, and there is usually a long family history of the disease, because it is of course genetic and passed down.
Neither bio mom nor fiancee appear to have any family history of this disease.....i'm just waiting for the fallout on that one when the genetics dept. wants to test mom and dad and figures out that ONE of em aint his bio parent...and we KNOW which one that's gonna be....
anyway, anyone familiar with this disease, i'd love to hear from you your experiences, etc.