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Pendred syndrome

Pendred syndrome: Introduction

Pendred syndrome: Pendred syndrome is an inherited disorder that accounts for as much as 10% of hereditary deafness. Patients usually also suffer from thyroid goiter. The recent discovery of ... more about Pendred syndrome.

Pendred syndrome: An inherited condition characterized by hearing loss and goiter formation. The enlarged thyroid gland often continuges to function normally. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pendred syndrome is available below.

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Prognosis for Pendred syndrome: goiter often recurs after surgery

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Pendred syndrome is an inherited disorder that accounts for as much as 10% of hereditary deafness. Patients usually also suffer from thyroid goiter. The recent discovery of the gene for Pendred syndrome illuminates a disorder that has confounded scientists for more than a century. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Definitions of Pendred syndrome:

Pendred syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pendred syndrome, or a subtype of Pendred syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pendred syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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