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Laurence-Moon Syndrome (Syndrome, Laurence-Moon)

An autosomal recessive condition characterized by hypogonadism; spinocerebellar degeneration; MENTAL RETARDATION; RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA; and OBESITY. This syndrome was previously referred to as Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome until BARDET-BIEDL SYNDROME was identified as a distinct entity. (From N Engl J Med. 1989 Oct 12;321(15):1002-9)
Also Known As:
Syndrome, Laurence-Moon; Laurence Moon Biedl Syndrome; Laurence Moon Syndrome; Syndrome, Laurence-Moon-Biedl; Laurence-Moon-Biedl Syndrome
Networked: 9 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (Syndrome, Bardet-Biedl)
2. Leber Congenital Amaurosis
3. Usher Syndromes (Usher Syndrome)
4. Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
5. Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pigmentary Retinopathy)

Experts

1. Fink, John K: 2 articles (02/2015 - 01/2015)
2. Huang, Taosheng: 1 article (02/2015)
3. Dollfus, Helene: 1 article (02/2015)
4. Dattani, Mehul T: 1 article (02/2015)
5. Stoetzel, Corinne: 1 article (02/2015)
6. Richardson, Rudy J: 1 article (02/2015)
7. Morgan, Thomas M: 1 article (02/2015)
8. Grabowski, Gregory A: 1 article (02/2015)
9. Prasad, Megana: 1 article (02/2015)
10. Gregory, Louise C: 1 article (02/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Laurence-Moon Syndrome:
1. Gonadal HormonesIBA
2. Vitamin A (Retinol)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)IBA
4. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Pentetic Acid (DTPA)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Succimer (Dimercaptosuccinic Acid)FDA Link
7. McKusick Kaufman syndromeIBA
8. Senior Loken SyndromeIBA
9. Oliver-McFarlane syndromeIBA
10. neurotoxic esteraseIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Kidney Transplantation