Acrodysostosis

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Acrodysostosis

Acrodysostosis refers to a group of genetic disorders of bone growth. Common signs and symptoms, include very short fingers and toes, underdeveloped facial bones, small nose, and short stature. Many individuals with acrodysostosis have developmental delays and intellectual disability. One form of acrodysostosis, called acrodysostosis with hormonal resistance, is caused by a mutation in the PRKAR1A gene. The underlying cause for other forms of acrodysostosis is unknown. Acrodysostosis appears to have an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern, with most reported cases occurring for the first time in a family due to a new mutation. Inheritance from an affected parent has been described as well. Acrodysostosis can be difficult to distinguish from pseudohypoparathyroidism and pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism.
 

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The terms "Acrodysostosis" returned 8 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Exome sequencing identifies PDE4D mutations in acrodysostosis.
 

Author(s): Hane Lee, John M Graham, David L Rimoin, Ralph S Lachman, Pavel Krejci, Stuart W Tompson, Stanley F Nelson, Deborah Krakow, Daniel H Cohn

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 2012 Apr;90(4):746-51.

 

Acrodysostosis is a dominantly-inherited, multisystem disorder characterized by skeletal, endocrine, and neurological abnormalities. To identify the molecular basis of acrodysostosis, we performed exome sequencing on five genetically independent cases. Three different missense mutations ...

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2012

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Exome sequencing identifies PDE4D mutations as another cause of acrodysostosis.
 

Author(s): Caroline Michot, Carine Le Goff, Alice Goldenberg, Avinash Abhyankar, Céline Klein, Esther Kinning, Anne-Marie Guerrot, Philippe Flahaut, Alice Duncombe, Genevieve Baujat, Stanislas Lyonnet, Caroline Thalassinos, Patrick Nitschke, Jean-Laurent Casanova, Martine Le Merrer, Arnold Munnich, Valérie Cormier-Daire

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 2012 Apr;90(4):740-5.

 

Acrodysostosis is a rare autosomal-dominant condition characterized by facial dysostosis, severe brachydactyly with cone-shaped epiphyses, and short stature. Moderate intellectual disability and resistance to multiple hormones might also be present. Recently, a recurrent mutation ...

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2012

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Acrodysostosis associated with hypercalcemia.
 

Author(s): Mehmet Kirnap, Mustafa Calis, Cumali Gokce, Selim Kurtoglu, Mustafa Ozturk, Fahrettin Kelestimur

Journal: Hormones (Athens). ;12(2):309-11.

 

An 18-year-old man was admitted to the clinic complaining of deterioration in the function of his hands and feet. The clinical examination revealed that his movements were clumsy and that he had disproportionally short limbs. In addition, he also had facial abnormalities of frontal ...

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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