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Marinesco Sjogren Syndrome


Synonyms of Marinesco Sjogren Syndrome
  • Marinesco-Garland Syndrome
  • Marinesco-Sjogren-Garland Syndrome
  • Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome-Hypergonadotrophic Hypogonadism
  • Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome-Myopathy
  • Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome-Neuropathy
  • Moravcsik-Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome
  • Myopathy-Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome (MSS) is a rare disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive genetic condition. The major features of this disorder are a loss of muscle coordination as a result of an affect on the cerebellum (cerebellar ataxia), cloudiness of the eyes' lenses (cataracts), increased muscle tension (spasticity), progressive muscle weakness, short stature, and mental deficits.
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    Organizations related to Marinesco Sjogren Syndrome
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • Madisons Foundation
      PO Box 241956
      Los Angeles CA 90024
      Phone #: 310-264-0826
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: getinfo@madisonsfoundation.org
      Home page: http://www.madisonsfoundation.org
    • Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome Support Group
      1640 Crystal View Circle
      Newbury Park CA 91320
      Phone #: 805-499-7410
      800 #: --
      e-mail: mss@marinesco-sjogren.org
      Home page: http://www.marinesco-sjogren.org
    • NIH/National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse
      1 AMS Circle
      Bethesda MD 20892-3675
      Phone #: 301-495-4484
      800 #: 877-226-4267
      e-mail: NIAMSinfo@mail.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info
    • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
      31 Center Drive
      Bethesda MD 20892-2540
      Phone #: 301-496-5751
      800 #: 800-352-9424
      e-mail: braininfo@ninds.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/
    • National Scoliosis Foundation
      5 Cabot Place
      Stoughton MA 02072
      Phone #: 781-341-6333
      800 #: 800-673-6922
      e-mail: nsf@scoliosis.org
      Home page: http://www.scoliosis.org



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