Lowe's syndrome

Lowe's syndrome

Etymology: Charles U. Lowe, American pediatrician, b. 1921
a sex-linked condition in males characterized by progressive mental deterioration, renal tubular dysfunction, and cortical cataracts with or without glaucoma.

Lowe's syndrome

A rare inherited disorder that is distinguished by congenital cataracts, glaucoma, and severe mental retardation.
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Methods: The descriptive study was conducted at Layton Rahmatullah Benevolent Trust, Lahore, Pakistan, from October 2013 to April 2014, and comprised children under 15 years of age who had rubella syndrome, herpes simplex, birth trauma, trisomy 21, Nance-Horan syndrome or Lowe's syndrome.
The descriptive study was conducted at Layton Rahmatullah Benevolent Trust (LRBT), Lahore, Pakistan, from October 2013 to April 2014, and comprised children under 15 years of age who had rubella syndrome, herpes simplex, birth trauma, trisomy 21, Nance-Horan syndrome or Lowe's syndrome.
Paul James, 27, who has Lowe's Syndrome, pioneered a "Patient's Passport" as part of his work with the County Durham Learning Disability Parliament.
Now he has enlisted the help of his hero Gordon Ramsay to organise a charity race night in aid of Lowe's Syndrome, the rare condition from which he suffers.
The epic feat will benefit charities that are dealing with Lowe's Syndrome.