Five Rare Diseases You May Not Have Heard Of: Alstrom Syndrome: Alstrom Syndrome is a genetic condition that affects many parts of the body.
What does ALMS stand for?
ALMS stands for Alstrom Syndrome
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- Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (UK)
- Association of Lighting & Mercury Recyclers (USA)
- Australian Labour Market Research (conference)
- Automated Land & Mineral Records System
- Assessment of the Living Marine Resources in Vietnam (Vietnam Ministry of Fisheries)
- Address List Management System (USPS)
- Advanced Lessons Management System
- Air-Launched Missile System
- Alberta Livestock and Meat Strategy (Canada)
- American Le Mans Series (French)
- Analytic Language Manipulation System
- Army Learning Management System (US Army)
- Assembly Line Monitoring System
- Asset Library Management System
- Atomic Line Molecular Spectroscopy
- Automated Logistics Management System
- Auxiliary Liquid Metal System
- Automated Logistics Management Systems Agency
- Anterior Lingual Mandibular Salivary Gland Defect
Samples in periodicals archive:
Alstrom syndrome Mutations in the ALMS1 gene, which includes seeing, produces part of the primary cilium's hearing, skin, basal body, may be to blame.
These include such conditions as polycystic kidney disease, retinitis pigmentosa in the eye, and rare inherited disorders such as Alstrom syndrome, Bardet-Biedl syndrome, primary ciliary dyskinesia and nephronopthisis.
He is on the road to recovery - John James Entwistle, aged 11 from Winchester has Alstrom Syndrome which has prompted hearing loss, diabetes and he has lost his eyesight.
Mutations in ALMS1 cause obesity, type 2 diabetes and neurosensory degeneration in Alstrom syndrome.
Alstrom Syndrome is so rare there are only 305 people in the world who are recognised as having the condition.
Yesterday Zarha and her son Naqi, now 11, were attending a national conference and clinic on Alstrom Syndrome in Birmingham.
The other four charities benefiting this year are The Jennifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy, The AT Society (Ataxia Telangiectasia), The Haemophilia Society, Alstrom Syndrome UK.