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Luder-Sheldon syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Fanconi’s syndrome, adult form.

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A syndrome characterized by faulty renal tubular reabsorption of glucose and amino acids, causing glycosuria and aminoaciduria and resultant dwarfism.

Description

A syndrome characterized by faulty renal tubular reabsorption of glucose and amino acids, causing glycosuria and aminoaciduria and resultant dwarfism. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Hereditary renal disorder in adults presenting the same feature as the renotubular syndrome of Fanconi, is entered as De Toni-Debrè-Fanconi syndrome, under Giovanni De Toni, Italian paediatrician, 1896-1973.

Bibliography

  • J. Luder, W. Sheldon:
    Familial tubular absorption defect of glucose and amino acids.
    Archives of Disease in Childhood, London, 1955, 30: 160-164.

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