Barakat's syndrome

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A familial nephrosis characterized by proteinuria, progressive renal failure, bilateral nerve deafness, and hypoparathyroidism.

Description

A familial nephrosis characterized by proteinuria, progressive renal failure, bilateral nerve deafness, and hypoparathyroidism. Nephrosis, steroid resistant. Only one family described. Death within a few months. Inheritance is autosomal recessive or x-linked.

Bibliography

  • A. Y. Barakat:
    Personal Communication. Falls Church, Va., 9/19/1997.
  • A. Y. Barakat, J. B. D'Albora, M. M. Martin, et al:
    Familial nephrosis, nerve deafness and hypoparathyroidism.
    Journal of Pediatrics, St. Louis, 1977, 91: 61-64.

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