Cystic fibrosis-gastritis-megaloblastic anemia syndrome

Also known as: Lubani-Al Saleh-Teebi syndrome



Cystic fibrosis-gastritis-megaloblastic anemia, or Lubani-Al Saleh-Teebi syndrome, is a rare genetic disease reported in two siblings of consanguineous Arab parents and is characterized by cystic fibrosis, gastritis associated with Helicobacter pylori, folate deficiency megaloblastic anemia, and intellectual disability. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1991.

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Medical Term Other Names Description
Anemia Decreased hemoglobin, Anaemia A reduction in erythrocytes volume or hemoglobin concentration.
Folate deficiency Vitamin B9 deficiency A reduced concentration of folic acid, which is also known as vitamin B9.
Megaloblastic anemia Anemia characterized by the presence of erythroblasts that are larger than normal (megaloblasts).
Gastritis Stomach inflammation The presence of inflammation of the gastric mucous membrane.
Intellectual disability Nonprogressive intellectual disability, Poor school performance, Mental-retardation, Dull intelligence, Nonprogressive mental retardation, Mental deficiency, Mental retardation, nonspecific, Low intelligence [more] Subnormal intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. Intellectual disability, previously referred to as mental retardation, has been defined as an IQ score below 70.

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