Denys-Drash syndrome

Definition / meaning of Denys-Drash syndrome

A rare disorder that causes kidney failure before age 3, abnormal development of the sexual organs, and, in most cases, Wilms tumor (a type of kidney cancer). Children with Denys-Drash syndrome are also at high risk of some other types of cancer. Also called DDS.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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