"Alstrom Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by multiple organ dysfunction. The key clinical features include retinal degeneration (NYSTAGMUS, PATHOLOGIC; RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA; and eventual blindness), childhood obesity, sensorineural hearing loss, and normal mental development. Endocrinologic complications include TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS; HYPERINSULINEMIA; ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS; HYPOTHYROIDISM; and progressive renal and hepatic failures. The disease is caused by mutations in the ALMS1 gene.
- Alstrom Syndrome
- Syndrome, Alstrom
- Alstrom's Syndrome
- Alstroms Syndrome
- Syndrome, Alstrom's
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