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Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (Fetal-onset, FNAD)

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General

Disease Name
Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (Fetal-onset, FNAD)
Mutation
c.1617_1619delGGA
Test Type
Genetic Disease/Disorder
Details
Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (Fetal-onset, FNAD) is a severe, lethal disease. Pups die shortly after birth, primarily from respiratory failure.
Details 2
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)
Published
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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