KEGG   DISEASE: H00270Help
Entry
H00270                      Disease                                

Name
Periventricular nodular heterotopia (PVNH)
Description
Periventricular nodular heterotopia (PNH) is a malformation of neuronal migration in which a subset of neurons fails to migrate into the developing cerebral cortex and composes heterotopic nodules along the lateral ventricles.
Category
Developmental disorder; Nervous system disease
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Gene
(PVNH1/3) FLNA [HSA:2316] [KO:K04437]
(PVNH2) ARFGEF2 [HSA:10564] [KO:K18442]
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Reference
  Authors
Spalice A, Parisi P, Nicita F, Pizzardi G, Del Balzo F, Iannetti P
  Title
Neuronal migration disorders: clinical, neuroradiologic and genetics aspects.
  Journal
Acta Paediatr 98:421-33 (2009)
Reference
  Authors
Sarkisian MR, Bartley CM, Rakic P
  Title
Trouble making the first move: interpreting arrested neuronal migration in the cerebral cortex.
  Journal
Trends Neurosci 31:54-61 (2008)
Reference
  Authors
Guerrini R, Marini C
  Title
Genetic malformations of cortical development.
  Journal
Exp Brain Res 173:322-33 (2006)
Reference
  Authors
Lu J, Sheen V
  Title
Periventricular heterotopia.
  Journal
Epilepsy Behav 7:143-9 (2005)

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