Crome syndrome

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Crome syndrome is a rare disease defined by various symptoms, including epilepsy, intellectual disability, eye and kidney problems. It usually causes death in 4 to 8 months.[1]

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In 1963, a doctor studied two female infants who showed symptoms of mental retardation, congenital cataracts, epileptic fits and small stature. The two girls died at the age of 4 and 8 months. The autopsy revealed renal tubular necrosis and encephalopathy.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Crome syndrome". Retrieved 2009-04-02.
  2. "Crome syndrome". Johns Hopkins University. Retrieved 2009-04-02.

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