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Imerslund-Grasbeck Syndrome (I-GS), CUBN related

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General

Disease Name
Imerslund-Grasbeck Syndrome (I-GS), CUBN related
Mutation
c.786delC
Mutation 2
c.8392delC
Test Type
Genetic Disease/Disorder
Details
Imerslund?Gräsbeck syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder of dogs which can present as a medical emergency. Symptoms include: failure to thrive, anorexia, low white blood cells, anemia, defective blood formation, decreased immunity, vitamin B12 deficiency, metabolic disorders, excess ammonia in the blood, and protein in urine. Age of onset from 12 weeks. Awareness of the disorder and breed predispositions to I?GS is crucial to precisely diagnose and promptly treat.
Details 2
Selective intestinal cobalamin malabsorption with mild proteinuria (Imerslund?Gräsbeck syndrome; I?GS), is an autosomal recessive disorder of dogs caused by mutations in AMN or CUBN that disrupt cubam function and which can present as a medical emergency... Juvenile?affected... exhibited failure to thrive, dyshematopoiesis with neutropenia, serum cobalamin deficiency, methylmalonic aciduria, hyperammonemia, and proteinuria. Affected dogs' kidneys lacked detectable cubilin protein... Awareness of the disorder and breed predispositions to I?GS is crucial to precisely diagnose and promptly treat hereditary cobalamin malabsorption and to prevent disease in those dogs at risk in future generations. (Fyfe et al, 2014)
Published
Fyfe, J. C., Hemker, S. L., Venta, P. J., Stebbing, B., & Giger, U. (2014). Selective Intestinal Cobalamin Malabsorption with Proteinuria (Imerslund?Gräsbeck Syndrome) in Juvenile Beagles. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 28(2), 356–362. http://doi.org/10.1111/jvim.12284
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