x

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field

Other search option(s)

Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.

Attention

Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed.

Orphanet doesn't provide personalised answers. To get in touch with the Orphanet team, please contact

Information provided in your contribution (including your email address) will be stocked in .CSV files that will be sent as an email to Orphanet's teams. These emails might be conserved in the teams' mailboxes, in our backoffice servers but will not be registered in our databases (for more information see our section General Data Protection Regulation and data privacy (GDPR) and Confidentiality).

Captcha image

Infantile nephropathic cystinosis

Disease definition

A subtype of cystinosis characterized by an accumulation of cystine in the organs and tissues, particularly in the kidneys and eyes, and that clinically manifests from infancy with renal Fanconi syndrome, photophobia, hypothyroidism, impaired growth and rickets, in addition to various other systemic effects. Progressive extra-renal manifestations include hypothyroidism, hypogonadism and male infertility, insulin-dependent diabetes, hepatosplenomegaly with portal hypertension, muscle involvement with distal muscle weakness and atrophy, pharyngeal and oral dysfunction, swallowing difficulties, cerebral involvement with hypotonia, speech and walking difficulties, and cerebellar syndrome.

ORPHA:411629

Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy
  • ICD-10: E72.0+  N16.3*
  • OMIM: 219800
  • UMLS: C3537440
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9755
  • MedDRA: -

Detailed information

Article for general public

Professionals

The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.