Lowe syndrome is a rare genetic syndrome, affecting 1 in 500,000 people.
History and Prevalence of Lowe Syndrome
Lowe syndrome was first described in 1952 by Dr. Charles Lowe and colleagues.
Lowe syndrome is a rare genetic syndrome. It has an estimated prevalence of 1 in 500,000 people.
Lowe Syndrome is nearly exclusively present in males, but exceptionally rare cases have been documented in females.
Other names for Lowe syndrome include: cerebrooculorenal syndrome, Lowe oculocerebrorenal syndrome, oculocerebrorenal syndrome, oculocerebrorenal syndrome of Lowe, phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate-5-phosphatase deficiency and OCRL1 syndrome.