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CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Mutations in EIF2AK3 cause Wolcott-Rallison syndrome (WRS), a rare recessive disorder characterized by early-onset diabetes, skeletal abnormalities, and liver dysfunction. Although early diagnosis is important for clinical management, genetic testing is generally performed after the full clinical picture develops. We aimed to identify… (More)
We report female triplets with the clinical and biochemical manifestations of hypoparatyroidism-retardation-dysmorphism (HRD) syndrome also known as Sanjad-Sakati syndrome. They were born at 35 weeks gestation after assisted pregnancy (in vitro fertilization). The parents are first degree cousins from Saudi Arabia.
Permanent neonatal diabetes mellitus (PNDM) caused by homozygous mutations in the glucokinase gene (GCK) is rare and only eight homozygous GCK mutations have been reported so far. Heterozygous GCK mutations cause maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY). We report four patients with growth retardation from two separate families (with three siblings in… (More)