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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 53-56

A Case of Wolfram Syndrome


Feiz Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Gholamali Naderian
Vitreoretinal Surgeon; No. 62, Hoor Alley, Kasaei St., Shariati Ave., Isfahan
Iran
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Purpose: To report a case of Wolfram syndrome characterized by early onset diabetes mellitus and progressive optic atrophy. Case Report: A 20-year-old male patient with diabetes mellitus type I presented with best corrected visual acuity of 1/10 in both eyes with correction of -0.25+1.50@55 and -0.25+1.50@131 in his right and left eyes, respectively. Bilateral optic atrophy was evident on fundus examination. The patient also had diabetes insipidus, neurosensory deafness, neurogenic bladder, polyuria and extra-residual voiding indicating atony of the urinary tract, combined with delayed sexual maturity. Conclusion: One should consider Wolfram syndrome in patients with juvenile onset diabetes mellitus and hearing loss. Ophthalmological examination may disclose optic atrophy; urologic examinations are vital in such patients.


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