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Researchers have identified genomic mutations for Carey-Fineman-Ziter syndrome, a congenital myopathy with facial weakness, a cleft palate and scoliosis.
… genomic mutations for Carey-Fineman-Ziter (CFZS) syndrome, a very rare congenital myopathy (inherited muscle … affected with CFZS have sometimes been misdiagnosed with Moebius syndrome, another very rare disorder characterized by … The study resulted from a three-year effort by the Moebius Syndrome Research Consortium with support from NIH …
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In 1982, John Carey, M.D., and his colleagues named the rare disease, Carey-Fineman-Ziter syndrome. Now, researchers have identified the genomic mutations.
… with it." Doctors initially misdiagnosed the children with Moebius Syndrome, a disease characterized by facial paralysis. "My … Cody Hanson, John Carey, cleft palate, spine curvature, Moebius Syndrome … In 1982, John Carey, M.D., and his …
Educational Resources
A syndrome is a collection of recognizable traits or abnormalities that tend to occur together and are associated with a specific disease.
Syndrome … A syndrome is a collection of recognizable traits or … and are associated with a specific disease. … Fragile X Syndrome, Genetic Variation, Genetic Testing, Genetic Disease … A syndrome, as related to genetics, is a group of traits or …
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Fragile X syndrome is a hereditary disorder affecting mostly males.
… Fragile X Syndrome … Fragile X syndrome is a hereditary disorder affecting mostly males. … … Y Chromosome, Genetic Disorder, Mutation … Fragile X syndrome is a genetic condition that affects a person’s …
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Genetic Disorders
Velocardiofacial syndrome is the most common syndrome associated with a cleft palate.
… Velocardiofacial syndrome is the most common syndrome associated with a cleft palate. … Velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS) is a genetic condition that is sometimes …
Genetic Disorders
Noonan syndrome involves unusual facial characteristics, short stature, heart defects, bleeding problems, developmental delays and malformations of the ribs.
… Noonan syndrome is a disorder that involves unusual facial … and malformations of the bones of the rib cage. … Noonan syndrome is a disorder that involves unusual facial … and malformations of the bones of the rib cage. Noonan syndrome is caused by changes in one of several autosomal …
Genetic Disorders
Antiphospholipid Syndrome is a disorder characterized by elevated levels of antibodies that are associated with clots in the arteries and veins.
… Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) is a disorder characterized by elevated levels … (clots in the arteries and veins). … Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), also known as antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and sometimes Hughes syndrome, is a disorder …
Genetic Disorders
WAGR syndrome is a genetic condition caused by a deletion of genes located on chromosome 11, often causing eye problems and increased risk of cancer in babies.
… WAGR syndrome is a rare genetic condition caused by a deletion of … located on chromosome number 11. Babies born with WAGR syndrome often have eye problems, and are at high risk for … certain types of cancer, and mental disability. … WAGR syndrome is a rare genetic condition that can affect both …