KORO
MCID: KR001
MIFTS: 27

Koro (KORO)

Categories: Rare diseases

Aliases & Classifications for Koro

MalaCards integrated aliases for Koro:

Name: Koro 53 73
Genital Retraction Syndrome 53
Koro Syndrome 53
Suo Yang 53

Classifications:



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UMLS 73 C0085429

Summaries for Koro

MalaCards based summary : Koro, also known as genital retraction syndrome, is related to schizophrenia and anxiety. An important gene associated with Koro is ALB (Albumin). The drugs Calcium, Dietary and Amodiaquine have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include brain, tongue and kidney.

Wikipedia : 76 Koro is a culture-bound syndrome delusional disorder in which an individual has an overpowering belief... more...

Related Diseases for Koro

Diseases related to Koro via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

(show all 16)
# Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 schizophrenia 10.3
2 anxiety 10.2
3 infertility 10.1
4 panic disorder 10.1
5 depression 10.1
6 hypochondriasis 10.0
7 psychotic disorder 10.0
8 capgras syndrome 10.0
9 cerebrovascular disease 10.0
10 measles 10.0
11 analbuminemia 9.9 ALB OXA1L
12 phenytoin toxicity 9.9 ALB CYP2C9
13 portal hypertension 9.8 ALB EDNRA
14 cystic kidney disease 9.8 ALB EDNRA
15 autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease 9.8 ALB EDNRA
16 hypertension, essential 9.7 ALB EDNRA

Graphical network of the top 20 diseases related to Koro:



Diseases related to Koro

Symptoms & Phenotypes for Koro

Drugs & Therapeutics for Koro

Drugs for Koro (from DrugBank, HMDB, Dgidb, PharmGKB, IUPHAR, NovoSeek, BitterDB):

(show all 31)
# Name Status Phase Clinical Trials Cas Number PubChem Id
1 Calcium, Dietary Phase 2
2
Amodiaquine Approved, Investigational Not Applicable 86-42-0 2165
3
leucovorin Approved Not Applicable 58-05-9 6006 143
4
Artemether Approved Not Applicable 71963-77-4 119380 68911
5
Mefloquine Approved, Investigational Not Applicable 53230-10-7 4046
6
Artesunate Approved, Investigational Not Applicable 88495-63-0 5464098 6917864
7
chloroquine Approved, Investigational, Vet_approved Not Applicable 54-05-7 2719
8
Sulfadoxine Approved, Investigational Not Applicable 2447-57-6 17134
9
Lumefantrine Approved Not Applicable 82186-77-4 6437380
10
Pyrimethamine Approved, Investigational, Vet_approved Not Applicable 58-14-0 4993
11
Miconazole Approved, Investigational, Vet_approved Not Applicable 22916-47-8 4189
12
Folic Acid Approved, Nutraceutical, Vet_approved Not Applicable 59-30-3 6037
13 Vitamin B9 Not Applicable
14 Anti-Infective Agents Not Applicable
15 Chloroquine diphosphate Not Applicable 50-63-5
16 Antiparasitic Agents Not Applicable
17 Artemisinins Not Applicable
18 Amodiaquine, artesunate drug combination Not Applicable
19 Antiprotozoal Agents Not Applicable
20 Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary Not Applicable
21 Folic Acid Antagonists Not Applicable
22 Antifungal Agents Not Applicable
23 Antimalarials Not Applicable
24 Vitamin B Complex Not Applicable
25 Renal Agents Not Applicable
26 Fanasil, pyrimethamine drug combination Not Applicable
27 Artemether-lumefantrine combination Not Applicable
28 Folate Not Applicable
29 Artemisinine Not Applicable
30 Antirheumatic Agents Not Applicable
31 Anthelmintics Not Applicable

Interventional clinical trials:


# Name Status NCT ID Phase Drugs
1 Phase 2 Dose-finding IMU-838 for Ulcerative Colitis Recruiting NCT03341962 Phase 2 IMU-838;Placebo
2 PRV-based Detection of CAD in Comparison to Standard Methods Completed NCT02404948
3 Antimalarial Drug Resistance in Mali Completed NCT00127998 Not Applicable chloroquine;sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine;amodiaquine;amodiaquine+artesunate;amodiaquine+sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine;sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine+artesunate;artemether-lumefantrine;mefloquine
4 Optimizing Integrated PMTCT Services in Rural North-Central Nigeria Completed NCT01805752 Not Applicable

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Anatomical Context for Koro

MalaCards organs/tissues related to Koro:

41
Brain, Tongue, Kidney

Publications for Koro

Articles related to Koro:

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# Title Authors Year
1
Koro in panic disorder: Beyond a culture bound phenomena. ( 29447990 )
2018
2
Cannabis induced koro in a Nepali migrant. ( 29453146 )
2018
3
Koro and denial of genital ownership. ( 30295051 )
2018
4
n-Propanol extract of boiled and fermented koro benguk (Mucuna pruriens seed) shows a neuroprotective effect in paraquat dichloride-induced Parkinson's disease rat model. ( 30410229 )
2018
5
Koro: Much more than just a culture bound syndrome. ( 29061414 )
2017
6
Clinical course and treatment outcome of Koro: A follow up study from a Koro epidemic reported from West Bengal, India. ( 28483078 )
2017
7
Koro, Othello and Capgras syndromes in one patient with drug induced psychosis. ( 26609659 )
2015
8
Koro presenting as acute and transient psychosis: implications for classification. ( 25042966 )
2014
9
Epidemic of Koro in North East India: An observational cross-sectional study. ( 25150397 )
2014
10
Schizophrenia presenting with Koro-like symptoms. ( 23487222 )
2013
11
Concurrent Koro and Cotard syndromes in a Spanish male patient with a psychotic depression and cerebrovascular disease. ( 22310658 )
2012
12
Making up koro: multiplicity, psychiatry, culture, and penis-shrinking anxieties. ( 21511718 )
2012
13
Resurgence of Koro: Perception of mankind. ( 23051086 )
2011
14
Koro: culture bound or mass hysteria? ( 21561239 )
2011
15
An outbreak of Koro among 19 workers in a jute mill in south Bengal. ( 22969183 )
2011
16
Koro-like symptoms in two Greek men. ( 22419951 )
2010
17
The cultural myth of Koro conceptualization: time for a rethink. ( 19541758 )
2009
18
Ramadan fasting triggering koro-like symptoms during acute alcohol withdrawal: a case report from Oman. ( 19091733 )
2008
19
Koro--the psychological disappearance of the penis. ( 17727356 )
2007
20
A conceptual history of Koro. ( 17379608 )
2007
21
'Koro' in a 13 years old boy of interior Sindh - a mistreated cultural syndrome. ( 17204227 )
2007
22
[Two cases of koro syndrome or anxiety disorder associated with genital retraction fear]. ( 17853984 )
2007
23
Cannabis-induced koro-like syndrome. A case report and mini review. ( 16601394 )
2006
24
An outbreak of measles, Koro Island, 1997. ( 18181387 )
2006
25
Understanding genital-shrinking epidemics in West Africa: koro, juju, or mass psychogenic illness? ( 16108203 )
2005
26
Chronic koro-like symptoms - two case reports. ( 16221300 )
2005
27
Koro syndrome: a case report. ( 15709651 )
2004
28
Whizz-dick: side effect, urban myth or amfetamine-related koro-like syndrome? ( 15311730 )
2004
29
Koro-misidentification syndrome in schizophrenia? A plea for clinical psychopathology. ( 15353891 )
2004
30
Fluvoxamine treatment of a Japanese patient with koro. ( 12530418 )
2002
31
Koro: a case in an Eastern European asylum seeker in Ireland. ( 30440203 )
2002
32
Cannabis-induced Koro in Americans. ( 11784462 )
2001
33
Treatment of of koro with citalopram. ( 11206606 )
2000
34
Genital pain without urogenital pathology: the koro-like syndrome. ( 10604364 )
2000
35
The Koro syndrome. ( 11293971 )
2000
36
A case of urethrocutaneous fistula with the koro syndrome. ( 10840440 )
2000
37
Koro-like syndrome in a Jordanian male. ( 10793842 )
1999
38
Koro associated with phobia for AIDS. ( 9844839 )
1998
39
Genital retraction syndrome in Korean woman. A case of Koro in Hungary. ( 9697166 )
1998
40
Koro presenting to genitourinary medicine services. ( 9530906 )
1998
41
Emergence of koro after abrupt cessation of olanzapine. ( 9501896 )
1998
42
Koro-like syndrome in a Bedouin man. ( 9697160 )
1998
43
Genital pain associated with genital retraction: a case of Koro syndrome. ( 9114638 )
1997
44
History of Koro in Singapore. ( 9364894 )
1997
45
Koro and homicidal behavior. ( 9247411 )
1997
46
Koro in a Caucasian male with panic disorder. ( 24946197 )
1997
47
Epidemic genital retraction syndrome: environmental and personal risk factors in southern China. ( 12348051 )
1997
48
Koro-like syndrome associated with brief reactive psychosis in an Irish male. ( 8682636 )
1996
49
Transculturation, psychosis and koro symptoms. ( 8766434 )
1996
50
A critical review of Chinese Koro. ( 8740959 )
1996

Variations for Koro

Expression for Koro

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Pathways for Koro

GO Terms for Koro

Molecular functions related to Koro according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 drug binding GO:0008144 8.62 ALB CYP2C9

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