Alstrom syndrome

Overview

Are there other names for Alstrom syndrome?

Alstrom syndrome was once called Alstrom-Hallgren syndrome. Alstrom and Hallgren are the last names of the Swedish doctors who first discussed this disorder in the medical literature in 1959. Alstrom syndrome is abbreviated ALMS.

Alstrom syndrome. The National Organization for Rare Disorders website. Accessed February 23, 2021. https://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/alstrom-syndrome/

Alvarez-Satta M., Castro-Sanchez S., Valverde D. (2015). Alstrom syndrome: current perspectives. The Application of Clinical Genetics, 8. pp. 171-179.

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