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Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome
Classification and external resources
OMIM 241080

Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive[1] genetic disorder which causes malformations and deficiencies affecting the endocrine system.[2]

Presentation

The syndrome is characterized by alopecia, hypogonadism, hypothyroidism, hearing loss, mental retardation and diabetes mellitus. Electrocardiogram anomalies have also been reported.[1]

Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome has an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance.

References

  1. ^ a b Medica I, Sepcic J, Peterlin B (2007). "Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome: case report and symptoms review". Genet Couns. 18 (2): 227–231. PMID 17710875.  
  2. ^ Woodhouse NJ, Sakati NA (1983). "A syndrome of hypogonadism, alopecia, diabetes mellitus, mental retardation, deafness, and ECG abnormalities". J. Med. Genet. 20 (3): 216–9. doi:10.1136/jmg.20.3.216. PMID 6876115.  
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