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Laurence-Moon Syndrome (Syndrome, Laurence-Moon) Summary

Description: 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) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Laurence-Moon Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Gonadal Hormones : 1 result : IBA
  2. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 1 result : FDA 33 Generic
  3. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 1 result : IBA
  4. Glucose (Dextrose) : 1 result : FDA 175 Generic
  5. Pentetic Acid (DTPA) : 1 result : FDA 2 Generic
  6. Succimer (Dimercaptosuccinic Acid) : 1 result : FDA 2
  7. McKusick Kaufman syndrome : 1 result : IBA
  8. Senior Loken Syndrome : 1 result : IBA
  9. Oliver-McFarlane syndrome : 1 result : IBA
  10. neurotoxic esterase : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Laurence-Moon Syndrome

  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)
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Key Therapies for Laurence-Moon Syndrome

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  1. Kidney Transplantation : 2 results

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