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Lowe syndrome

Abstract

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NORD is very grateful to Richard Alan Lewis MD, MS, Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, for assistance in the preparation of this report.

Synonyms of Lowe syndrome

  • OCRL
  • oculocerebrorenal syndrome
  • oculocerebrorenal syndrome of Lowe

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Lowe syndrome is characterized by vision problems including clouding of the lenses of the eyes (cataracts) that are present at birth, kidney problems that usually develop in the first year of life, and brain abnormalities that are associated with intellectual disabilities. Lowe syndrome is inherited as an X-linked genetic condition.

Organizations related to Lowe syndrome

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