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What is Galloway-Mowat Syndrome?

What is Galloway-Mowat Syndrome?

  • Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: A condition which is characterized by microcephaly, hiatal hernia and nephrotic syndrome.
  • Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: A syndrome of microcephaly, gyral abnormalities, psychomotor retardation, and glomerulopathy. Seizures, facial defects, hiatus hernia, and other disorders may be associated.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome:

Broader types of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome:

How serious is Galloway-Mowat Syndrome?

Complications of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: see complications of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome

What causes Galloway-Mowat Syndrome?

Causes of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: see causes of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome?

Symptoms of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: see symptoms of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome

Complications of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: see complications of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome

Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Galloway-Mowat Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Galloway-Mowat Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: Medical Geneticist, Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Galloway-Mowat Syndrome.
Treatments for Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: see treatments for Galloway-Mowat Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Galloway-Mowat Syndrome

Main name of condition: Galloway-Mowat Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Galloway-Mowat Syndrome:

Nephrosis-microcephaly-hiatus hernia syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Microcephaly nephrosis syndrome, Microcephaly, hiatal hernia and nephrotic syndrome, Nephrosis neuronal dysmigration syndrome, Galloway syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Galloway-Mowat Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Galloway-Mowat Syndrome:

  • Autosomal recessive disorder
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Microcephaly and nephrotic syndrome

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