Bangstad syndrome

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Bangstad syndrome

Synonyms: Ataxia-diabetes-goiter-gonadal insufficiency syndrome

Bangstad syndrome is a rare endocrine disease characterized by the association of primordial birdheaded nanism progressive ataxia goiter primary gonadal insufficiency and insulin resistant diabetes mellitus. Plasma concentrations of TSH PTH LH FSH ACTH glucagon and insulin are usually elevated. A generalized cell membrane defect was suggested to be the pathophysiological abnormality in these patients. The mode of inheritance was thought to be autosomal recessive. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1989.

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