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.
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Barth's Syndrome Trust, which is dedicated to saving lives through education, advances in treatment and finding a cure for Barth's Syndrome - a sometimes fatal, often debilitating genetic disease affecting boys.