Other Names for this Disease
- Allan-Herndon syndrome
- Intellectual disability and muscular atrophy
- Monocarboxylate transporter-8 deficiency
- T3 resisitence
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intellectual disability and problems with movement. This condition, which occurs exclusively in males, disrupts development from before birth. Although affected males have speech and a limited ability to communicate, they seem to enjoy interaction with others. Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome is caused by mutations in the SLC16A2 gene. It is inherited in an X-linked recessive manner.Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome is a disorder of brain development that causes moderate to severe
Last updated: 6/12/2014
- Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). April 2013; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/allan-herndon-dudley-syndrome. Accessed 6/12/2014.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is a federation of more than 130 nonprofit voluntary health organizations serving people with rare disorders. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
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