Jacqueline M. Hoover

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MEF2C haploinsufficiency syndrome is an emerging neurodevelopmental disorder associated with intellectual disability, autistic features, epilepsy, and abnormal movements. We report 16 new patients with MEF2C haploinsufficiency, including the oldest reported patient with MEF2C deletion at 5q14.3. We detail the neurobehavioral phenotype, epilepsy, and(More)
A 25-year-old woman had childhood-onset muscle weakness and dilated cardiomyopathy. She exhibited predominantly distal weakness with early toe walking. Dilated cardiomyopathy required cardiac transplantation at age 15 years. We identified a de-novo, heterozygous, missense mutation, c.2348G>C (p. Arg783Pro), in exon 21 of the MYH7 gene, which encodes slow(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence and relative risk of semicircular canal dehiscence (SCD) in pediatric patients with CDH23 pathogenic variants (Usher syndrome or non-syndromic deafness) compared with age-matched controls. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Multi-institutional study. PATIENTS Pediatric patients (ages 0-5 years)(More)
Craniofrontonasal syndrome (CFNS) is a rare X-linked disorder that shows greater severity in females and is largely attributed to mutations in EFNB1. A 7-year-old boy presented with hypertelorism, broad nasal root, midfacial hypoplasia, mandibular prognathia, ptosis, and scaphocephaly was clinically diagnosed with CFNS. Three-dimensional computed(More)
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