Megalocornea Mental Retardation Syndrome
National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.
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- MMR syndrome
- Neuhauser syndrome
Disorder Subdivisions Back to top
General Discussion Back to top
Megalocornea-mental retardation (MMR) syndrome, otherwise known as Neuhauser syndrome, is an extremely rare genetic disorder characterized by distinctive abnormalities of the eye, several degrees of cognitive impairment, and a wide variety of additional symptoms The range and severity of the symptoms varies greatly from one person to another, which has led some researchers to suggest that MMR syndrome encompasses several distinct, but similar disorders. The exact cause of the disorder is unknown. Some cases appear to follow an autosomal recessive inheritance pattern.
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Human Growth Foundation
997 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Head, NY 11545
Children's Craniofacial Association
13140 Coit Road
Dallas, TX 75240
111 E 59th St
New York, NY 10022-1202
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 301
Washington, DC 20036
National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI)
P.O. Box 317
Watertown, MA 02272-0317
American Council of the Blind
2200 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
Glaucoma Research Foundation
490 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
NIH/National Eye Institute
31 Center Dr
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
Craniofacial Foundation of America
975 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
PO Box 8126
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126
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Last Updated: 10/12/2010
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