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5 Facts you should know about

Alström syndrome

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1

Progressive failure of rods and cones begins

in the first year of life and inevitably leads to blindness.

2

Central vision is lost first

and nystagmus in early childhood results.

3

Photophobia can be evident

in the first year of life.

4

Hearing loss is evident

in the first decade.

5

The majority of patients

develop cardiomyopathy.

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