Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Wolfram syndrome 1

Wolfram syndrome is generally characterized by diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, and deafness. This form is caused by WFS1 mutations and exhibits an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance.

Systematic

Wolfram syndrome
Diabetes insipidus and mellitus with optic atrophy and deafness
Wolfram syndrome 1
WFS1
Wolfram syndrome 2

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Hardy C et al. (1999) Clinical and molecular genetic analysis of 19 Wolfram syndrome kindreds demonstrating a wide spectrum of mutations in WFS1.

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OMIM.ORG article

Omim 222300 [^]
Update: May 10, 2019