Sanjad-sakati syndrome in omani children

Bushra Rafique, Saif Al-Yaarubi*

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Sanjad Sakati Syndrome is an Autosomal Recessive disorder found exclusively in people of Arabian origin. It was first reported from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1988. This is a report of a family with this rare disease in Oman. The syndrome comprises of congenital hypoparathyroidism, severe growth retardation, low IQ and typical facial features. Supportive treatment in the form of vitamin D and growth hormone is often offered to these children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)227-229
Number of pages3
JournalOman Medical Journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010

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