Schimke immunoosseous dysplasia
Other Names for this Disease
- Immunoosseous dysplasia, schimke type
- Schimke syndrome
- Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia nephrotic syndrome
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Tests & Diagnosis
The diagnosis of SIOD is made on clinical findings. The most definitive diagnostic findings are skeletal dysplasia (spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia), renal dysfunction (urinary protein loss), T lymphocyte deficiency, characteristic facial features, and hyperpigmented macules. DNA testing for mutations in SMARCAL1 is available on a clinical basis.
Last updated: 10/20/2010
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