Jin S. Hahn, MD

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  • Compound Heterozygosity for Mutations in PAX6 in a Patient With Complex Brain Anomaly, Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus, and Microophthalmia AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL GENETICS PART A Solomon, B. D., Pineda-Alvarez, D. E., Balog, J. Z., Hadley, D., Gropman, A. L., Nandagopal, R., Han, J. C., Hahn, J. S., Blain, D., Brooks, B., Muenke, M. 2009; 149A (11): 2543-2546

    Abstract:

    We report on a patient with trisomy 21, microophthalmia, neonatal diabetes mellitus, hypopituitarism, and a complex structural brain anomaly who was a member of a large bilineal family with eye anomalies. The patient inherited a different mutation in PAX6 from each parent and is the only known living and second reported patient with compound heterozygosity for mutations in PAX6. PAX6 is a transcription factor involved in eye and brain development and has roles in pancreatic and pituitary development. Clinical evaluation of the propositus and his parents demonstrated the effects of mutations of differing severity in multiple individuals.

    View details for DOI 10.1002/ajmg.a.33081

    View details for Web of Science ID 000271587600031

    View details for PubMedID 19876904

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