Cleidocranial Dysplasia

Common Name(s)

Cleidocranial Dysplasia, Cleidocranial dysostosis

Cleidocranial dysplasia is a condition that primarily affects the development of the bones and teeth. Characteristic features of this condition include underdeveloped or absent collarbones (clavicles) and delayed closing of the spaces between the bones of the skull (fontanels). Individuals with cleidocranial dysplasia may also have decreased bone density (osteopenia), osteoporosis, dental abnormalities, hearing loss, and recurrent sinus and ear infections. Mutations in the RUNX2 gene cause most cases of cleidocranial dysplasia. This condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. In some cases, a person inherits cleidocranial dysplasia from a parent who also has the condition. Other cases result from new mutations in the RUNX2 gene.
 

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The terms "Cleidocranial Dysplasia" returned 36 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A 13-year-old Caucasian boy with cleidocranial dysplasia: a case report.
 

Author(s): Olga-Elpis Kolokitha, Ioulia Ioannidou

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Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is a rare congenital autosomal dominant skeletal disorder. The disorder is caused by heterozygosity of mutations in human RUNX2, which is present on the short arm of chromosome 6p21. The incidence of CCD is one per million births. CCD appears spontaneously ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2013

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A novel single-base deletion mutation of the RUNX2 gene in a Chinese family with cleidocranial dysplasia.
 

Author(s): C Y Fang, J J Xue, L Tan, C H Jiang, Q P Gao, D S Liang, L Q Wu

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We identified a disease-causing mutation of the RUNX2 gene in a four-generation Chinese family affected with cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD). For mutation analysis, the coding region of RUNX2 was sequenced with DNA from two patients and three unaffected family members. The RUNX2 mutation ...

Last Updated: 10 May 2012

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Cleidocranial dysplasia: a report of two cases.
 

Author(s): D N Mehta, R V Vachhani, M B Patel

Journal: J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. ;29(3):251-4.

 

Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is an autosomal dominant disorder that presents with skeletal dysplasia. It commonly presents with significant dental problems such as retention of multiple deciduous teeth, impaction or delay in eruption of permanent teeth, and often with the presence ...

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2011

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The terms "Cleidocranial Dysplasia" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Three-dimensional ultrasound in the prenatal diagnosis of cleidocranial dysplasia associated with B-cell immunodeficiency.
 

Author(s): E Soto, K Richani, L F Gonçalves, P Devers, J Espinoza, W Lee, M C Treadwell, R Romero

Journal: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2006 May;27(5):574-9.

 

A patient with a singleton pregnancy was referred for three-dimensional ultrasonography (3DUS) at 18 + 3 weeks for suspected hypomineralization of the skull bones and absence of the nasal bones. Three-dimensional rendered images of the fetal skull revealed widening of the coronal ...

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2006

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Cleidocranial dysplasia: clinical and molecular genetics.
 

Author(s): S Mundlos

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 1999 Mar;36(3):177-82.

 

Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) (MIM 119600) is an autosomal dominant skeletal dysplasia characterised by abnormal clavicles, patent sutures and fontanelles, supernumerary teeth, short stature, and a variety of other skeletal changes. The disease gene has been mapped to chromosome 6p21 ...

Last Updated: 11 Jun 1999

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