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Laurence-Moon Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Laurence-Moon Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.617.500
C16.131.077.509
Unique ID
D007849
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007849
Annotation
note entry term: do not confuse with LAURENCE-MOON-BARDET-BIEDL SYNDROME see BARDET-BIEDL SYNDROME
Scope Note
An autosomal recessive condition characterized by hypogonadism; spinocerebellar degeneration; MENTAL RETARDATION; RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA; and OBESITY. This syndrome was previously referred to as Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome until BARDET-BIEDL SYNDROME was identified as a distinct entity. (From N Engl J Med. 1989 Oct 12;321(15):1002-9)
Entry Term(s)
Laurence-Moon-Biedl Syndrome
NLM Classification #
QS 675
See Also
Intellectual Disability
Public MeSH Note
2000; see LAURENCE-MOON-BIEDL SYNDROME 1966-1999
History Note
2000 (1966)
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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