What is it?
Alström Syndrome (ALMS) is a very rare autosomal recessive disorder first described in 1959 by Karl-Henry Alström.
Which are the symptoms?
It is mainly characterized by progressive onset of retinal degeneration, hearing loss, obesity, and type 2 diabetes mellitus. In 1997, the gene responsible for the syndrome (ALMS1) was first located on the short arm of chromosome 2 (2p13).
Where do we treat it?
Within the San Donato Group, you can find Alström syndrome specialists at these departments:
Are you interested in receiving the treatment?
Contact us and we will take care of you.