Welcome - Alstrom Syndrome Community

What is Alstrom Syndrome ?

Alström Syndrome is a Ciliopathy, it causes childhood blindness, hearing loss, dilated cardiomyopathy, obesity, type two diabetes, kidney failure and many associated problems.

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Alström syndrome

by Charl published 4 months ago

At first, we were told that he suffered from achromatopsia. Because of that, we had a genetic test. The result of this was Alström syndrome.

Two Alstrom Children un-diagnosed for 15 & 18 years respectively

by kayparkinson published 10 months ago
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Looking at the photo today and knowing the horrors my children faced in later life because of not being diagnosed -is sad- but also empowering to h...

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