Causes of Fryns syndrome


Although the exact cause of Fryns syndrome is unknown, it is thought to be genetic because it tends to "run in families" and has features common to other genetic disorders.[1, 2][3] Several chromosomal abnormalities involving chromosome bands 15q26.2 and 8p23.1 have been reported in some individuals with the condition, but no specific disease-causing gene has yet been identified.[3] Last updated: 9/25/2016

Source: GARD (NIH)1

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Genetics of Fryns syndrome

Genetic Changes: The cause of Fryns syndrome is unknown. The disorder is thought to be genetic because it tends to run in families and has features similar to those of other genetic disorders. Duplications and deletions in several chromosome regions ...2

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  1. Source: GARD (NIH): diseases/ 3699/ fryns-syndrome
  2. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): condition/ fryns-syndrome

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