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focal dermal hypoplasia

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Mondo Description Goltz syndrome or focal dermal hypoplasia is characterized by a polymorphic cutaneous disorder and highly variable anomalies affecting the eyes, teeth, skeleton and the central nervous, urinary, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular systems.
Uniprot Description A rare congenital ectomesodermal disorder characterized by a combination of skin defects, skeletal abnormalities, and ocular anomalies. Affected individuals have patchy dermal hypoplasia, often in a distribution pattern following the Blaschko lines, and areas of subcutaneous fat herniation or deposition of fat into the dermis. In addition, sparse and brittle hair, hypoplastic nails and papillomas have been described. Skeletal abnormalities usually comprise syndactyly, ectrodactyly, and brachydactyly, and in some cases osteopathia striata has been seen. Patients frequently have ocular anomalies, including microphthalmia/ anophthalmia, coloboma, pigmentary and vascularization defects of the retina. Dental abnormalities are often present.
Disease Ontology Description A X-linked dominant disease characterized at birth by streaks of very thin skin (dermal hypoplasia), cutis aplasia, and telangiectases, and has_material_basis_in heterozygous mutation in the PORCN gene on chromosome Xp11.23.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0010592:  focal dermal hypoplasia
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