Barth's syndrome

Barth's syndrome

(bărth)
[P.G. Barth, b. 1944]
A rare X-linked disorder in which affected boys have reduced muscle tone, cardiomyopathy, learning disabilities, a low white blood cell count, and a diminished ability to fight infections.
References in classic literature ?
I should expect my devoted friend to be devoted to me, of course.
His strong will and untiring energy should, he determined, be devoted to that one end.
This appeared to be devoted to minerals, and the sight of a block of sulphur set my mind running on gunpowder.
This condition maybe isolated, or maybe associated with a variety of other abnormalities, such as congenital left or right ventricular outflow tract abnormalities (10), Barth's syndrome, Ebstein's anomaly, and bicuspid aortic valves (11).