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Is iga nephropathy genetic/hereditary?

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Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 53 years experience
Here are some ...: Despite clinical suspicion and speculation, the evidence of decades has failed to document it as being genetic in more than 90-95% of cases. More detail? Ask your nephrologist timely.
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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46 years experience
IgA neph: Data have shown a genetic clustering for IgA nephropathy - however its genetic nature is not certain -
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