Novel mutation and atlantoaxial dislocation in two siblings from India with Dyggve-Melchior-Clausen syndrome

K. M. Girisha, Valerie Cormier-Daire, Solange Heuertz, Rajendra V. Phadke, Shubha R. Phadke

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Dyggve-Melchior-Clausen syndrome is a rare variety of spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia which often resembles Morquio syndrome. We describe two siblings from India with the condition and report a novel homozygous mutation in them (c.1172_1173insC). One of them had atlantoaxial dislocation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-256
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Medical Genetics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 05-2008


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  • Genetics

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