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Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (Fetal-onset, FNAD)


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Disease Name
Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (Fetal-onset, FNAD)
Test Type
Genetic Disease/Disorder
Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (Fetal-onset, FNAD) is a severe, lethal disease. Pups die shortly after birth, primarily from respiratory failure.
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Signs include fetal akinesia, scoliosis, arthrogryposis, cerebellar hypoplasia, pulmonary hypoplasia, respiratory failure, thinning of the patellar tendon, and spinal cord hypoplasia. The condition is lethal. (Fyfe et al., 2010)
Fyfe, J.C., Al-Tamimi, R.A., Liu, J., Schaffer, A.A., Agarwala, R., Henthorn, P.S.: A novel mitofusin 2 mutation causes canine fetal-onset neuroaxonal dystrophy. Neurogenetics 12:223-32, 2011. Pubmed reference: 21643798. Doi: 10.1007/s10048-011-0285-6.
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