DOOR syndrome

DOOR syndrome

a rare syndrome of congenital deafness, onycho-osteodystrophy, and mental retardation, existing in autosomal-dominant and -recessive forms.

DOOR syndrome

An acronym for an autosomal recessive syndrome characterized by congenital Deafness, Onychodystrophy (abnormal development of the nails), Osteodystrophy (abnormal development of bones), and mental Retardation.
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DOOR syndrome (deafness, onycho-osteodystrophy, and mental retardation): A new patient and delineation of neurologic variability among recessive cases.
In doing so, I demonstrate the process of constructing the revolving door syndrome patient as a social problem (Spector and Kitsuse 2001).
It's what we call the front door syndrome," Weiner said.
This creates a revolving door syndrome with some patients.
This is vital because otherwise we are merely looking at a revolving door syndrome of going to prison, coming out, and going back in again.
Some individuals with serious mental disorders are caught in what we call the revolving door syndrome.
We have returned to the revolving door syndrome of the 1980s with prisoners being released because of overcrowding.
We are already fighting to keep our rural communities alive and stave off the who-lives-next door syndrome already a part of city life.
Warren Gatland has warned the WRU that Welsh rugby's revolving door syndrome could compromise their search for a new national coach.
It is far better to prevent a crisis than to deal with the aftermath, and avoid vulnerable individuals falling into a revolving door syndrome, where no support is provided during periods of stability and expensive care is required during periods of crisis.
Cormack is known not to favour a continuation of the Pittodrie revolving door syndrome which has seen Willie
The revolving door syndrome for patients will not address the increasing financial pressure Wales faces.