Renal tubular dysgenesis due to twin-twin transfusion

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Renal tubular dysgenesis due to twin-twin transfusion

A rare acquired form of renal tubular dysgenesis that develops in donor fetuses due to the shunting of blood flow to the kidney of the recipient and characterized by absent or poorly developed proximal tubules persistent oligohydramnios and consequently the Potter sequence (facial dysmorphism with large and flat low-set ears lung hypoplasia arthrogryposis and limb positioning defects).

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