Muckle-Wells syndrome [Also known by the names of UDA (Urticaria Deafness Amyloidosis) syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disease which results in
- Sensorineural deafness
- Recurrent hives
- Amyloidosis - A disease where abnormal deposition of amyloid occurs in various organs.
- Painful joints (arthritis)
MWS was first described in 1962 by Thomas James Muckle and Michael Vernon Wells. It is rare disorder and exact incidence is not known. [Read more...]