Wolfram syndrome. How much could knowledge challenge the fate? A case report.

@article{Fabbri2005WolframSH,
  title={Wolfram syndrome. How much could knowledge challenge the fate? A case report.},
  author={Lea Paola Fabbri and Maria Nucera and Antonello Grippo and Adriana Menicucci and Maria Laura De Feo and Chiara Becchi and Mohamed Al Malyan},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 7},
  pages={CS40-4}
}
BACKGROUND Wolfram syndrome (WS) is a rare, autosomic recessive genetic disorder. The mortality rate of WS is about 65% before 35 years of age. It presents diagnostic challenges in the clinical practice due to its incomplete characterization. This report represents the first case of undiagnosed Wolfram syndrome in a patient over 53 years old. CASE REPORT A 53-year-old white woman developed a respiratory complication necessitating extended ICU care and respiratory rehabilitation. This… CONTINUE READING