Donohue syndrome

Donohue syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by severe insulin resistance, a condition in which the body's tissues and organs do not respond properly to the hormone insulin. Insulin normally helps regulate blood sugar levels by controlling how much sugar ...1

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Symptoms List: Donohue syndrome

Symptoms and clinical features may include:2 Clinical Features of Donohue Syndrome:

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Types of Donohue syndrome

Some types of this condition may include:3 Types of Donohue syndrome:

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Genetics of Donohue syndrome

Genetic Changes: Donohue syndrome results from mutations in the INSR gene. This gene provides instructions for making a protein called an insulin receptor, which is found in many types of cells. Insulin receptors are embedded in the outer membrane surrounding ...4

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Names and Terminology

Other Names for This Condition

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  1. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): condition/ donohue-syndrome
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  4. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): condition/ donohue-syndrome
  5. ibid.

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