FG Syndrome 4

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FG Syndrome 4

FG syndrome-4 is an X-linked recessive mental retardation syndrome characterized by congenital hypotonia, constipation, behavioral disturbances, and dysmorphic features (summary by {4:Piluso et al., 2003}). The name 'FG' derives from the first description of the disorder (FGS1; {305450}) by {3:Opitz and Kaveggia (1974)}, who named it 'FG syndrome' according to the Opitz system of using initials of patients' surnames. For a phenotypic description and a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of FG syndrome, see FGS1 ({305450}). FGS4 is typically associated with missense or hypomorphic mutations in the CASK gene. See also the more severe disorder MICPCH ({300749}), an allelic disorder caused by complete loss-of-function mutations in the CASK gene ({6:Tarpey et al., 2009}).
 

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