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a congenital syndrome with hydrophthalmia, cataracts, mental retardation, aminoaciduria, reduced ammonia production by the kidney, and vitamin D-resistant rickets; X-linked recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in the oculocerebrorenal gene (OCRL) on Xq.
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Lowe syndromeOculocerebrorenal syndrome, see there.
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[Charles U. Lowe, U.S. pediatrician, b. 1921]
Oculocerebrorenal dystrophy characterized by hypotonia, loss of reflexes, mental deterioration, glaucoma, cataracts, and renal tubular dysfunction. The syndrome is transmitted as a sex-linked recessive.
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Lowe,Charles U., U.S. pediatrician, 1921–.
Lowe syndrome - a congenital syndrome with hydrophthalmia, cataracts, mental retardation, aminoaciduria, reduced ammonia production by the kidney, and vitamin D-resistant rickets. Synonym(s): Lowe-Terrey-MacLachlan syndrome; oculocerebrorenal syndrome
Lowe-Terrey-MacLachlan syndrome - Synonym(s): Lowe syndrome
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