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Potter sequence

Philippe Jeanty, MD, PhD & Sandra R Silva, MD

Several entities use the eponym Potter:

1)       Potter syndrome, now renamed either oligohydramnios sequence or bilateral renal agenesis (BRA) depending on whether the cause of the syndrome (BRA) or the mechanism is referred to.

2)       Potter syndrome Type I is now referred to as Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease

3)       Potter syndrome Type II is now referred to as Renal dysplasia

4)       Potter syndrome Type III is now referred to as Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

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