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Acad Pathol. 2017 Jan-Dec; 4: 2374289517718560.
Published online 2017 July 24. doi:  10.1177/2374289517718560
PMCID: PMC5528912

Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

Ashley S. Hafer, MPA1 and Richard M. Conran, MD, PhD, JDcorresponding author1


The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see

Keywords: pathology competencies, organ system pathology, autosomal recessive, cystic disorders, congenital, kidney, oligohydramnios

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