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Alström, Hallgren et al., 1959
DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Autosomal recessive hereditary disorder with atypical retinopathy pigmentosa (cone-rod dystrophy; starting from the first year of life until childhood blindness), nystagmus, increased photosensitivity and cataract, obesity, sensorineural hearing loss, acanthosis nigricans, hypogonadism (no offspring), diffuse alopecia.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Alström CH, Hallgren B, Nilson LB, Asander H (1959) Retinal degeneration combined with obesity, diabetes mellitus and neurogenous deafness. Acta Psychiatry Neurol Scand 34(Suppl 129): 1-35
- Tai TS et al (2003) Metabolic effects of growth hormone therapy in an Alstrom syndrome patient. Hormone Res 60: 297-301
- Tremblay F, La Roche RG, Shea SE, Ludman MD (1993) Longitudinal study of the early electroretinographic changes in Alström's syndrome. At J Ophthalmol 115: 657-665
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