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Atherosclerosis-deafness-diabetes-epilepsy-nephropathy syndrome

Disease definition

A rare, severe, circulatory system disease characterized by premature, diffuse, severe atherosclerosis (including the aorta and renal, coronary, and cerebral arteries), sensorineural deafness, diabetes mellitus, progressive neurological deterioration with cerebellar symptoms and photomyoclonic seizures, and progressive nephropathy. Partial deficiency of mitochondrial complexes III and IV in the kidney and fibroblasts (but not in muscle) may be associated. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1994.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Atherosclerosis-hearing loss-diabetes-epilepsy-nephropathy syndrome
    • Feigenbaum-Bergeron-Richardson syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: I70.9
  • OMIM: 209010
  • UMLS: C2931125
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 2279
  • MedDRA: -
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