Laurence-Moon syndrome

(redirected from Laurence Moon syndrome)

Lau·rence-Moon syn·drome

(law'rĕnts mūn), [MIM*245800]
disorder characterized by mental retardation, pigmentary retinopathy, hypogenitalism, and spastic paraplegia; autosomal recessive inheritance. This syndrome is to be distinguished from Bardet-Biedl [MIM*209900]: in the past, the two syndromes have been lumped together under the designation of Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl syndrome.

Lau·rence-Moon syn·drome

(lawr'ĕns-mūn' sin'drōm)
Disorder characterized by mental retardation, pigmentary retinopathy, hypogenitalism, and spastic paraplegia; autosomal recessive inheritance. This syndrome is to be distinguished from Bardet-Biedl; in the past, the two syndromes have been lumped together under the designation of Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
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Bardet and Arthur Biedlwhich is considered a separate entity from Laurence moon syndrome, apart from ocular features mentioned it also causes cataract, strabismus, astigmatism, speech disorder delay, dilated cardiomyopathy.