Acrofacial Dysostosis

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Acrofacial Dysostosis

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The terms "Acrofacial Dysostosis" returned 11 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rodriguez lethal acrofacial dysostosis syndrome with ambiguous genitalia.
 

Author(s): Ulku Mete Ural, Serdar Ceylaner

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Aug;55(4):613-5.

 

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2016

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Acrofacial Dysostosis, Cincinnati Type, a Mandibulofacial Dysostosis Syndrome with Limb Anomalies, Is Caused by POLR1A Dysfunction.
 

Author(s): K Nicole Weaver, Kristin E Noack Watt, Robert B Hufnagel, Joaquin Navajas Acedo, Luke L Linscott, Kristen L Sund, Patricia L Bender, Rainer K├Ânig, Charles M Lourenco, Ute Hehr, Robert J Hopkin, Dietmar R Lohmann, Paul A Trainor, Dagmar Wieczorek, Howard M Saal

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 2015 May;96(5):765-74.

 

We report three individuals with a cranioskeletal malformation syndrome that we define as acrofacial dysostosis, Cincinnati type. Each individual has a heterozygous mutation in POLR1A, which encodes a core component of RNA polymerase 1. All three individuals exhibit varying degrees ...

Last Updated: 11 May 2015

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Limbal dermoid in Nager acrofacial dysostosis: a rare case report.
 

Author(s): Rohit Malik, Sumit Goel, Saurabh Aggarwal

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;62(3):339-41.

 

Nager syndrome, also called preaxial acrofacial dysostosis, comprises two groups of defects involving the limbs and craniofacial region, respectively. This syndrome is rare and only 70 cases have been reported in the literature. The exact cause of this syndrome is unknown, but there ...

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2014

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

Nager acrofacial dysostosis.
 

Author(s): M T McDonald, J L Gorski

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 1993 Sep;30(9):779-82.

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 1993

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Postaxial acrofacial dysostosis (Miller) syndrome: a new case.
 

Author(s): J Vigneron, M Stricker, P Vert, J M Rousselot, M Levy

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 1991 Sep;28(9):636-8.

 

We describe a new case of postaxial acrofacial dysostosis (Miller) syndrome. This syndrome consists of mandibulofacial dysostosis, similar to that seen in Treacher Collins syndrome, and postaxial limb deficiency. The mode of inheritance remains uncertain.

Last Updated: 27 Dec 1991

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