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Schimke Immuno-osseous Dysplasia


Synonyms of Schimke Immuno-osseous Dysplasia
  • Immunoosseous dysplasia, Schimke type

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    SIOD is a multisystem disorder that is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. It usually manifests first with growth failure. Other features of the disease are generally noted in the ensuing evaluation of the growth failure or develop in the following years. According to the severity of the clinical features and the age of onset, SIOD has been divided into an infantile or severe early-onset form and a juvenile or milder late-onset form. Affected individuals with early-onset manifest severe symptoms and have a mean age of death at 9.2 years. These individuals have died from strokes, severe opportunistic infections, bone marrow failure, complications of kidney failure, congestive heart failure, and unspecified lung disease. On the other hand, those with milder disease have survived into the fifth decade if symptomatically treated. However, severity and age of onset of symptoms do not invariably predict survival as a few of those with early-onset disease have survived into the third and forth decade.

    Organizations related to Schimke Immuno-osseous Dysplasia
    • Human Growth Foundation
      997 Glen Cove Avenue
      Glen Head NY 11545
      Phone #: 516-671-4041
      800 #: 800-451-6434
      e-mail: hgf1@hgfound.org
      Home page: http://www.hgfound.org/
    • Little People of America, Inc.
      250 El Camino Real
      Tustin CA 92780
      Phone #: 714-368-3689
      800 #: 888-572-2001
      e-mail: info@lpaonline.org
      Home page: http://www.lpaonline.org
    • 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/



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