Other Names for this Disease
- Allan-Herndon syndrome
- Monocarboxylate transporter-8 deficiency
- Triiodothyronine resistence
- 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) has a report for patients and families about this condition. NORD is a patient advocacy organization for individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them.
- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- 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.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.