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Barakat syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • HDR syndrome
  • Hypoparathyroidism, sensorineural deafness, and renal dysplasia
  • Nephrosis, nerve deafness, and hypoparathyroidism
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How rare is Barakat syndrome?

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How rare is Barakat syndrome?

The exact prevalence of Barakat syndrome is unknown, but the disease is considered to be very rare (<1:1,000,000).[1][2] Affected individuals have been identified from various countries including the United States, Japan, Europe and the Middle East.[2] As of September of 2008, about two dozen patients had been reported.[1]
Last updated: 1/4/2012