Triple A syndrome: a novel compound heterozygous mutation in the AAAS gene in an Italian patient without adrenal insufficiency.


Allgrove syndrome (or triple A syndrome) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by alacrima, achalasia, ACTH-resistant adrenal insufficiency and autonomic/neurological abnormalities. It is caused by mutations in the AAAS gene, located on chromosome 12q13. We describe a 42-year-old patient who presented with neuropathy and was found to have… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2009.12.005

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