Kennedy's syndrome

Kennedy's syndrome

See FOSTER-KENNEDY SYNDROME.

Kennedy's syndrome

ipsilateral optic nerve atrophy and contralateral papilledema, associated with pathology of the frontal lobe.
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Kennedy's syndrome is the adult form that manifests between the ages of 20 and 40.
Kantoff says that his interest in CAG repeats was sparked when researchers investigating an inherited neuromuscular disorder, Kennedy's syndrome, discovered the repeats in a coding region of the androgen receptor gene.
Further study showed that men with Kennedy's syndrome had an unusually large number of CAG repeats, which seemed to render the men slightly less sensitive to the masculinizing effects of androgens.