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What is Alstrom disease?

What is Alstrom disease?

  • Alstrom disease: A rage genetic disorder involving a group of abnormalities affecting vision, hearing, kidney function and also characterized by obesity and diabetes mellitus.

Alstrom disease: Introduction

Types of Alstrom disease:

Broader types of Alstrom disease:

How many people get Alstrom disease?

Prevalance of Alstrom disease: about 425 cases of Alstrom disease reported worldwide, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate of Alstrom disease: approx 1 in 14,117,646 or 0.00% or 19 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Alstrom disease?

Prognosis of Alstrom disease: Most patients tend to develop deafness, irreversible loss of vision and type 2 diabetes. Kidney and liver failure may be progressive.
Complications of Alstrom disease: see complications of Alstrom disease

What causes Alstrom disease?

Causes of Alstrom disease: see causes of Alstrom disease

What are the symptoms of Alstrom disease?

Symptoms of Alstrom disease: see symptoms of Alstrom disease

Complications of Alstrom disease: see complications of Alstrom disease

Can anyone else get Alstrom disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Alstrom disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Alstrom disease

Alstrom disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Alstrom disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Alstrom disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Alstrom disease: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Alstrom disease.
Treatments for Alstrom disease: see treatments for Alstrom disease

Name of Alstrom disease

Main name of condition: Alstrom disease

Alstrom disease: Related Conditions

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