Welcome - Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome (MSS) Community

What is Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome (MSS) ?

Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome (or Marinescu-Sjogren Syndrome) is a very rare genetic disorder characterized by ataxia (balance and coordination problems), juvenile cataracts, generally some degree of cognitive delay, and small stature.

Source: Patient groups listed below

Marinesco-Sjogren Syndrome (MSS) Resources

More members stories

Latest Member Stories

Mihret's Story

by ooleytodd29 published 9 months ago

Her geneticist ordered exome testing as a last resort, and they did find the gene mutation and were finally able to match all of her symptoms. Mihr...

Orlando’s Story

by meyretoth published about 1 year ago
One comment

Orlando was born in May 2002 at 6:45 PM. It was a cold day with drizzles. I will never forget that wonderful and blessed day. Nothing went wrong wi...

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