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Authors Okada A, Kohmoto T, Naruto T, Yokota I, Kotani Y, Shimada A, Miyamoto Y, Takahashi R, Goji A, Masuda K, Kagami S, Imoto I
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Journal Hum Genome Var Volume: 4 Pages: 17031
Publish Date 2017
PubMed ID 28791128
PMC ID 5540733
Abstract

Mandibular hypoplasia, deafness, progeroid features and lipodystrophy (MDPL) syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disorder caused by heterozygous POLD1 mutations. To date, 13 patients affected by POLD1 mutation-caused MDPL have been described. We report a clinically undiagnosed 11-year-old male who noted joint contractures at 6 years of age. Targeted exome sequencing identified a known POLD1 mutation [NM_002691.3:c.1812_1814del, p.(Ser605del)] that diagnosed him as the first Japanese/East Asian MDPL case.

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