Mutation p.Arg954Trp of KIF21A causes congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles in a Chinese family.

Abstract

Congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles type 1 (CFEOM1) is an autosomal dominant strabismus disorder associated with defects of the oculomotor nerve. In this study, we identified a Chinese family with CFEOMI for four generations. Linkage analysis mapped the causative gene of the family to 12q with a Lod score 2.1 for polymorphic marker D12S85, where… (More)

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