Løken Senior Syndrome
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- Renal Dysplasia-Blindness, Hereditary
- Renal-Retinal Syndrome
- Senior-Loken Syndrome
- Juvenile Nephronophthisis with Leber Amaurosis
- Renal Dysplasia and Retinal Aplasia
- Renal-Retinal Dysplasia
Løken-Senior Syndrome is a rare disorder inherited as an autosomal recessive genetic trait. This disorder is characterized by progressive wasting of the filtering unit of the kidney (nephronophthisis), with or without medullary cystic renal disease, and progressive eye disease. Typically this disorder becomes apparent during the first year of life.
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