Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome

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Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome

Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome is a condition characterized by broad thumbs and toes, short stature, distinctive facial features, and varying degrees of intellectual disability. The condition may be caused by a mutation in the CREBBP or EP300 gene, or as the result of a deletion of genetic material from the short (p) arm of chromosome 16. In some affected people, the cause is unknown. While Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner, most cases result from a new mutation in the responsible gene and are not inherited from a parent. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.
 

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Rubinstein-Taybi Parent Group USA

The Rubinstein-Taybi Parent Group USA was created to provide contact and information to those families and individuals dealing with RTS, and to provide information to anyone seeking help for an individual with RTS.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2012

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Rubinstein-Taybi Parent Group USA

The Rubinstein-Taybi Parent Group USA was created to provide contact and information to those families and individuals dealing with RTS, and to provide information to anyone seeking help for an individual with RTS.

http://www.rubinstein-taybi.org/

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2012

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The terms "Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome" returned 55 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

First case report of inherited Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome associated with a novel EP300 variant.
 

Author(s): María López, Verónica Seidel, Paula Santibáñez, Cristina Cervera-Acedo, Pedro Castro-de Castro, Elena Domínguez-Garrido

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Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (RSTS; OMIM #180849, #613684) is a rare autosomal dominant genetic condition characterized by broad thumbs and halluces, facial dysmorphism, short stature and variable degree of intellectual disability. RSTS is associated with mutations in CREBBP and EP300 ...

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2016

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Dissociation of Cross-Sectional Trajectories for Verbal and Visuo-Spatial Working Memory Development in Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Jane Waite, Sarah R Beck, Mary Heald, Laurie Powis, Chris Oliver

Journal: J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 06;46(6):2064-71.

 

Working memory (WM) impairments might amplify behavioural difference in genetic syndromes. Murine models of Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (RTS) evidence memory impairments but there is limited research on memory in RTS. Individuals with RTS and typically developing children completed ...

Last Updated: 9 May 2016

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Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome associated with humoral immunodeficiency.
 

Author(s): S Pasic

Journal: J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2015 ;25(2):137-8.

 

Last Updated: 22 May 2015

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The terms "Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome: clinical features, genetic basis, diagnosis, and management.
 

Author(s): Donatella Milani, Francesca Maria Paola Manzoni, Lidia Pezzani, Paola Ajmone, Cristina Gervasini, Francesca Menni, Susanna Esposito

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Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (RSTS) is an extremely rare autosomal dominant genetic disease, with an estimated prevalence of one case per 125,000 live births. RSTS is characterized by typical facial features, microcephaly, broad thumbs and first toes, intellectual disability, and postnatal ...

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2015

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Surgical treatment of scoliosis in Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome type 2: a case report.
 

Author(s): Nikolaos Bounakis, Christos Karampalis, Hilary Sharp, Athanasios I Tsirikos

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Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder resulting in congenital craniofacial deformities, and divided into types 1 and 2. Scoliosis has not been reported as one of the extra-cranial manifestations of Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome type 2.

Last Updated: 5 Feb 2015

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The Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome: modeling mental impairment in the mouse.
 

Author(s): A Barco

Journal: Genes Brain Behav.. 2007 Jun;6 Suppl 1():32-9.

 

Mental impairment syndromes are diagnosed based on below-average general intellectual function originated during developmental periods. Intellectual abilities rely on the capability of our brain to obtain, process, store and retrieve information. Advances in the past decade on the ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2007

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