DIDMOAD | definition of DIDMOAD by Medical dictionary
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An acronym for Wolfram syndrome
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Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012An autosomal recessive [MIM 222300] condition characterised by diabetes insipidus, non-autoimmune type 1 diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, sensorineural deafness and further neurological and endocrinological abnormalities. Death occurs prematurely, often from respiratory failure associated with brainstem atrophy
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Neurodegeneration and diabetes: UK nationwide study of Wolfram (DIDMOAD
syndrome family with juvenile glaucoma and myopia findings.
The syndrome is also known as DIDMOAD
(Diabetes Insipidus, Diabetes Mellitus, Optic Atrophy, and Deafness).
The disease is also known as the DIDMOAD
syndrome (diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, deafness).
Wolfram's syndrome or DIDMOAD
comprises Diabetes Insipidus Diabetes Mellitus Optic Atrophy and Deafness.