Small stature, mild to severe mental retardation and dysarthria (slow, imprecise speech) are usually present.
Various skeletal abnormalities (e.g., curvature of the spine) and hypergonadotropic hypogonadism often occur.
Muscle weakness is progressive, but life expectancy is near normal.
Differential diagnosis includes Congenital Cataracts Facial Dysmorphism Neuropathy (CCFDN), Marinesco-Sjogren like syndrome with chylomicronemia, carbohydrate deficient glycoprotein syndromes, Lowe syndrome, and mitochondrial disease.
Homozygous missense mutation (G56R) in glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored high-density lipoprotein-binding protein 1 (GPI-HBP1) in two siblings with fasting chylomicronemia (MIM 144650).(Research)
Sep 20, 2007; Authors: Jian Wang ; Robert A Hegele (corresponding author) [1,2]BackgroundGlycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-anchored...