oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - A case of Lowe syndrome (oculocerebrorenal syndrome) : clinical implications and anaesthetic management : syndromic vignettes in anaesthesia

Volume 15, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



In 1952 Lowe and his colleagues described a syndrome with organic aciduria, decreased renal ammonia production, hydrophthalmos and mental retardation. In 1954, a renal Fanconi syndrome was recognised as being associated with the syndrome, and in 1965 an X-linked pattern of inheritance was determined.

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