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Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome - COLQ related


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Disease Name
Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome - COLQ related
Test Type
Genetic Disease/Disorder
Exercise intolerance (temporarily paralyzed), and muscle weakness. Age of onset reported from a few weeks, up to 4 months of age. Considered rare.
Details 2
Congenital myasthenic syndromes (CMSs) are heterogeneous neuromuscular disorders characterized by skeletal muscle weakness caused by disruption of signal transmission across the neuromuscular junction (NMJ). CMSs are rarely encountered in veterinary medicine... Labrador Retriever littermates with an early onset of marked generalized muscle weakness. (Rinz et al, 2014)
Rinz, C.J., Levine, J., Minor, K.M., Humphries, H.D., Lara, R., Starr-Moss, A.N., Guo, L.T., Williams, D.C., Shelton, G.D., Clark, L.A. : A COLQ Missense Mutation in Labrador Retrievers Having Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome. PLoS One 9:e106425, 2014. Pubmed reference: 25166616. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106425.
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