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Flynn-Aird syndrome

Disease definition

A rare neuroectodermal disorder involving the nervous, cutaneous, skeletal, and glandular systems. Clinical manifestations include eye abnormalities (cataracts, retinitis pigmentosa, and myopia), sensorineural deafness, ataxia, peripheral neuritis, epilepsy, dementia, skin atrophy and striking dental caries. Patients also present with muscle wasting, joint stiffness and bone cysts.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q87.8
  • OMIM: 136300
  • UMLS: C0343108
  • MeSH: C537066
  • GARD: 2347
  • MedDRA: -
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