Candidate genes for congenital diaphragmatic hernia from animal models: sequencing of FOG2 and PDGFRα reveals rare variants in diaphragmatic hernia patients

Abstract

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a common, life threatening birth defect. Although there is strong evidence implicating genetic factors in its pathogenesis, few causative genes have been identified, and in isolated CDH, only one de novo, nonsense mutation has been reported in FOG2 in a female with posterior diaphragmatic eventration. We report here… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201872

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