Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Diabetes insipidus and mellitus with optic atrophy and deafness

By contrast to other forms of Wolfram syndrome, DIDMOAD is a mitochondrial disorder and therefore characterized by maternal inheritance and variable penetrance.

Systematic

Wolfram syndrome
Diabetes insipidus and mellitus with optic atrophy and deafness
Wolfram syndrome 1
Wolfram syndrome 2

References:

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Pilz D et al. (1994) Mitochondrial mutation commonly associated with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy observed in a patient with Wolfram syndrome (DIDMOAD).

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Domènech E et al. (2004) Study of the WFS1 gene and mitochondrial DNA in Spanish Wolfram syndrome families.

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Bundey S et al. (1992) Mitochondrial abnormalities in the DIDMOAD syndrome.

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Rötig A et al. (1993) Deletion of mitochondrial DNA in a case of early-onset diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy and deafness (DIDMOAD, Wolfram syndrome).

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Rötig A et al. (1993) Deletion of mitochondrial DNA in a case of early-onset diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, and deafness (Wolfram syndrome, MIM 222300).

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Barrientos A et al. (1996) A nuclear defect in the 4p16 region predisposes to multiple mitochondrial DNA deletions in families with Wolfram syndrome.

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Hofmann S et al. (1997) Wolfram (DIDMOAD) syndrome and Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) are associated with distinct mitochondrial DNA haplotypes.

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Update: Sept. 26, 2018