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Lowe Syndrome


Synonyms of Lowe Syndrome
  • OCRL
  • OCRL1
  • oculocerebrorenal syndrome
  • oculocerebrorenal syndrome of Lowe

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Lowe syndrome is characterized by vision problems including clouding of the lenses of the eyes (cataracts) that are present at birth, kidney problems that usually develop in the first year of life and brain abnormalities that are associated with mental retardation. Lowe syndrome is inherited as an X-linked genetic condition.

    Organizations related to Lowe Syndrome
    • Lowe Syndrome Association
      18919 Voss Road
      Dallas TX 75287
      Phone #: 972-733-1338
      800 #: --
      e-mail: info@lowesyndrome.org
      Home page: http://www.lowesyndrome.org
    • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
      1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
      White Plains NY 10605
      Phone #: 914-428-7100
      800 #: 888-663-4637
      e-mail: Askus@marchofdimes.com
      Home page: http://www.marchofdimes.com
    • NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute
      31 Center Dr
      Bethesda MD 20892
      Phone #: 301-402-0911
      800 #: --
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/
    • The Arc (a national organization on mental retardation)
      1010 Wayne Ave
      Silver Spring MD 20910
      Phone #: 301-565-3842
      800 #: 800-433-5255
      e-mail: info@thearc.org
      Home page: http://www.thearc.org/



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