Incidence, genetics, and clinical phenotype of permanent neonatal diabetes mellitus in northwest Saudi Arabia

Pediatric Diabetes, 04/24/2012

Al–Madinah region has the highest reported incidence of Permanent neonatal diabetes mellitus (PNDM) worldwide. In this region with high consanguinity, PNDM has different genetic aetiology and in the majority of cases presents as a part of rare familial autosomal–recessive syndrome rather than in isolation.

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