Complete and partial XYLT1 deletion in a patient with neonatal short limb skeletal dysplasia

Silvana van Koningsbruggen, Hennie Knoester, Roel Bakx, Olaf Mook, Lia Knegt, Jan Maarten Cobben*

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Abstract

We report on a boy with a neonatal short limb skeletal dysplasia with serious medical complications, associated with one intragenic and one complete deletion of XYLT1. XYLT1 mutations have recently been reported as causative in recessive Desbuquois skeletal dysplasia (DBSD), but the skeletal features in our patient do not fit this diagnosis. It is possible that the phenotype of XYLT1 mutations extends to more aspecific types of short limb skeletal dysplasias and not to DBSD alone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)510-514
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A
Volume170
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2016

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