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Genetics Home Reference: primary familial brain calcification

Anheim M, López-Sánchez U, Giovannini D, Richard AC, Touhami J, N’Guyen L, Rudolf G, Thibault-Stoll A, Frebourg T, Hannequin D, Campion D, Battini JL, Sitbon M, Nicolas G. XPR1 mutations are a rare cause of primary familial brain calcification. J Neurol. 2016 Aug;263(8):1559-64. doi: 10.1007/s00415-016-8166-4. Epub 2016 May 26. Arkadir D, Lossos A, Rahat D,… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: PACS1 syndrome

Dutta AK. Schuurs-Hoeijmakers syndrome in a patient from India. Am J Med Genet A. 2019 Jan 28. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61058. [Epub ahead of print] Gadzicki D, Döcker D, Schubach M, Menzel M, Schmorl B, Stellmer F, Biskup S, Bartholdi D. Expanding the phenotype of a recurrent de novo variant in PACS1 causing intellectual disability. Clin Genet.… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: hypomyelination with brainstem and spinal cord involvement and leg spasticity

Hypomyelination with brainstem and spinal cord involvement and leg spasticity (HBSL) is a condition that affects the (central nervous system). In particular, the condition affects nerves in specific regions (called tracts) within the spinal cord and the brainstem, which is the part of the brain that connects to the spinal cord. HBSL is a form… Read More »