Other Names for this Disease
- HDR syndrome
- Hypoparathyroidism - deafness - renal disease
- Hypoparathyroidism, sensorineural deafness, and renal dysplasia
- Nephrosis, nerve deafness, and hypoparathyroidism
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The exact prevalence of Barakat syndrome is unknown, but the disease is considered to be very rare (<1:1,000,000). Affected individuals have been identified from various countries including the United States, Japan, Europe and the Middle East. As of September of 2008, about two dozen patients had been reported.
Last updated: 1/4/2012
- AJ Barakat. Hypoparathyroidism - deafness - renal disease. Orphanet. September 2008; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=2237. Accessed 1/4/2012.
- AJ Barakat. Barakat Syndrome. National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). 2008; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/1206/viewAbstract. Accessed 1/4/2012.