KEGG   DISEASE: H00569Help
Entry
H00569                      Disease                                

Name
Aarskog-Scott syndrome;
Faciogenital dysplasia
Description
Aarskog-Scott syndrome (AAS) is an X-linked disorder characterized by craniofacial, skeletal, and urogenital malformations and short stature. Mutations in the only known causative gene FGD1 are found in about one-fifth of the cases with the clinical diagnosis of AAS.
Category
Developmental disorder
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Pathway
Regulation of actin cytoskeleton
Gene
FGD1 [HSA:2245] [KO:K05720]
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Reference
  Authors
Orrico A, Galli L, Cavaliere ML, Garavelli L, Fryns JP, Crushell E, Rinaldi MM, Medeira A, Sorrentino V
  Title
Phenotypic and molecular characterisation of the Aarskog-Scott syndrome: a survey of the clinical variability in light of FGD1 mutation analysis in 46 patients.
  Journal
Eur J Hum Genet 12:16-23 (2004)
Reference
  Authors
Ropers HH, Hamel BC
  Title
X-linked mental retardation.
  Journal
Nat Rev Genet 6:46-57 (2005)

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