Mondo Description PEHO-like syndrome is a rare, genetic neurological disease characterized by progressive encephalopathy, early-onset seizures with a hypsarrhythmic pattern, facial and limb edema, severe hypotonia, early arrest of psychomotor development and craniofacial dysmorphism (evolving microcephaly, narrow forehead, short nose, prominent auricles, open mouth, micrognathia), in the absence of neuro-ophthalmic or neuroradiologic findings. Poor visual responsiveness, growth failure and tapering fingers are also associated.
Uniprot Description An autosomal recessive syndrome characterized by microcephaly and moderately severe hypotonia manifesting at birth, seizures that progress into infantile spasms with hypsarrhythmia, brain atrophy with bilateral polymicrogyria and pachygyria, thin corpus callosum, and mild reduction in cerebellar vermis volume. Patients also display optic atrophy, severe cognitive delay, puffiness of the maxillary region of the face, and edema of the dorsum of the hands and feet.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0020495: peho-like syndrome