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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Pierson syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Microcoria - congenital nephrotic syndrome
  • Microcoria - congenital nephrosis
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Your Questions Answered


2 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • In 2008 my daughter was pregnant and in the last trimester the fetus was diagnosed with Pierson syndrome. Labor was induced at 8 months and the baby died at birth. She got pregnant again and in the 5th month the fetus was diagnosed with the same problem. Can she do in vitro fertilization and select or work on the gene to have a normal boy? Click here for answer

  • My 5-month-old son has Pierson syndrome. He has renal failure and pin-point pupils and now is treated by peritoneal dialysis. I would like to ask about the prognosis and the serious complications associated with this disease. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Microcoria - congenital nephrotic syndrome
  • Microcoria - congenital nephrosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.