Abstract. X-linked dominant chondrodysplasia punctata, (CDPX2 – MIM ) also known as Conradi-. Hünermann-Happle syndrome, is a rare form of. X-linked chondrodysplasia punctata 2 is a disorder characterized by bone, skin, and eye abnormalities. It occurs almost exclusively in females. Although the. Minerva Pediatr. Mar;45(3) [Chondrodysplasia punctata (the Conradi-Hünermann syndrome). A clinical case report and review of the literature ].

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Achondrogenesis type 2 Hypochondrogenesis.

Mutations in the EBP gene were identified in 22 of the 26 females studied, including 20 of the 22 patients who demonstrated an abnormal sterol cojradi. On reexamination of the pedigree, they realized that in contrast to their expectation of a gene that is lethal for hemizygous males and thus results in a preponderance of females, they actually observed a close-to-even sex ratio M: Hunermannn X-chromosome inactivation causes intra-familial phenotypic variation of an EBP mutation in a family with X-linked dominant chondrodysplasia punctata.

Such nonpenetrant males would be scored as recombinants. Emopamil-binding protein functions as a sterolisomerase enzyme and plays a role in cholesterol biosynthesis.

X-linked Dominant Chondrodysplasia Punctata. Although the eruption usually resolves during infancy, older children may subsequently develop inflammation and wasting atrophy of follicles follicular atrophodermacausing pores to appear unusually large. Chondrodysplasia punctata CDP is a clinically and genetically heterogeneous disorder characterized by punctiform calcification of the bones.

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This affected male died at age 31 years due to restricted pulmonary disease secondary to severe kyphoscoliosis. Aromatase deficiency Aromatase excess syndrome. Color blindness red and green, but not blue Ocular albinism 1 Syndrime disease Choroideremia Other: Sheffield traced the legitimacy of a tripartite eponym for this disorder: They considered 3 mechanisms that might explain the apparent exclusion of the X-linked gene from the X chromosome by linkage analysis.


Dominant sex-linked inherited chondrodysplasia punctata: The X-linked recessive form is clinically mild but has cerebral involvement. D ICD – The development of these abnormal calcified spots may also be known as chondrodysplasia punctata. OMIM is intended for use primarily by physicians and other professionals concerned with genetic disorders, by genetics researchers, and by advanced students in science and medicine.

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X-linked dominant disorders are conditions caused by an abnormal gene on the X chromosome. Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia, PA; The location of the Conrdai gene in the mouse suggested that the human counterpart is in the Xq28 region. Although Sutphen et al. Psoriasiform skin changes became evident for the first time during adulthood. Cartilage is a tough, elastic type of connective tissue that provides cushion and structure within the body.

Conradi–Hünermann syndrome

The phenotype had mosaic features consistent huenrmann lyonization. The linkage of the gene seemed to be excluded for the entire X chromosome by 2-point linkage analysis.

An unstable premutation would also explain the striking clinical variability of the phenotype, including stepwise increases in disease expression in successive generations. Hunefmann features commonly include asymmetric shortening of long bones of the limbs, particularly those of the upper arms humeri and the thigh bones femoracausing disproportionate length of the arms and legs with one side typically more affected than the other.


Other treatment is symptomatic and supportive.

Unfortunately, it is not free to syndrpme. No correlation between the nature of the mutation and the phenotype was evident. The severity of the disorder can vary greatly from one person to another. Contrasting with the XXY male reported by Sutphen et al.

The gene mutation is inherited as an X-linked dominant trait. The sparse scalp hair may also be unusually coarse and lusterless.

The pathognomonic dermatologic findings in the children included erythematous skin changes and striated ichthyosiform hyperkeratosis during the first months of life. There were atrophic linear skin lesions following the lines of Blaschko mostly on the extremities. Chondrodysplasia punctata, X-linked dominant. X-linked dominant chondrodysplasia punctata CDPX2 caused by single gene mosaicism in a male.

Conradi Hünermann Syndrome – NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders)

Chromosomes, which are present in the nucleus of human cells, carry the genetic information for each individual. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Heterozygous females are small and at 4 to 5 days of age develop patches of hyperkeratotic skin where no hair grows, resulting in a striping of the coat in hunrrmann Uwechue et al.

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