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Anales de la Facultad de Medicina

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ARANDA, Franklin; CHAVEZ, Miguel; QUISPE-MAURICIO, Angel  and  CARO, Adolfo. Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome. An. Fac. med. [online]. 2008, vol.69, n.4, pp.260-262. ISSN 1025-5583.

We present a rare case of Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome in an 11 year-old patient, who presented congenital alopecia, bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, primary hypogonadism, psychomotor retardation, interventricular communication, decreased IGF1. The evolution and supportive treatment were satisfactory.

Keywords : Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome; receptor, IGF type 1; alopecia; diabetes mellitus; hypogonadism.

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