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DIDMOAD (Wolfram) Syndrome

Masoud Nashibi, Ardeshir Tajbakhsh, Solmaz Mahdavipour Vahdati, Farhad Safari, Kamran Mottaghi
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Abstract

Wolfram syndrome was first described by physician D J Wolfram and Wagener in 1938. This autosomal recessive syndrome is also referred to as DIDMOAD syndrome which stands for Diabetes Insipidus, Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, Optic Atrophy and Deafness

Keywords

Anesthesia, Cochlear Implantation, Wolfram Syndrome, Wolframin protein

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/jcma.v1i3.12545

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