Senior Løken Syndrome
National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.
It is possible that the main title of the report Senior Løken Syndrome is not the name you expected.
Senior Løken syndrome (SLS) is a rare disorder that results in nephronophthsis and Leber congenital amaurosis. Nephronophthisis is the progressive wasting of the filtering unit of the kidney; it is characterized by cysts that develop in the kidneys during infancy or early childhood. Individuals will also develop symptoms of early-onset retinal dystrophy, a progressive retina disease that damages vision, within the first few years of life. Eventually the individual may experience renal failure and vision loss.
SLS is inherited as an autosomal recessive genetic trait. Currently, ten genes have been linked to the disorder.
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Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
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National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI)
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Retinitis Pigmentosa International
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Urology Care Foundation
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Last Updated: 3/27/2008
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