Wolfram syndrome Summary The Wolfram syndrome is a rare disorder with an autosomal recessive inheritance.
The symptoms develop as a consequence of a progressive neurodegenerative process. The first manifestation of the syndrome is a childhood onset diabetes mellitus followed by diabetes insipidus, optic nerve atrophy, hearing impairment, and dilation of the urinary tract each case in a different sequence.
Treatment of the disease is determined by the current symptoms.
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