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Hereditary distal motor neuron neuropathy type 5A

Like Silver syndrome, Hereditary distal motor neuron neuropathy is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by gain-of-function mutations of the BSCL2 gene.


Hereditary neurological disorders
Alzheimer disease
Arts syndrome
Ataxia-pancytopenia syndrome
Autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxia, deafness and narcolepsy
Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 44
Brain malformations with urinary tract defects
Brain small vessel disease with hemorrhage
Brunner syndrome
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis
Epilepsy syndrome
Hereditary benign chorea
Hereditary brain tumors
Hereditary distal motor neuron neuropathy type 5A
Hereditary muscle diseases
Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 2A
Hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1E
Hypokalemic periodic paralysis 1
Hypomyelinating Leukodystrophy 2
Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification 1
Intellectual disability-severe speech delay-mild dysmorphism syndrome
Nemaline myopathy 5
Rett syndrome
Severe neonatal-onset encephalopathy with microcephaly
Spastic paraplegia 17 with amyotrophy of hands and feet
Susceptibility to glioma
Tuberous sclerosis complex
Vascular dementia
X-linked syndromic mental retardation 13



Windpassinger C et al. (2004) Heterozygous missense mutations in BSCL2 are associated with distal hereditary motor neuropathy and Silver syndrome.

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Sambuughin N et al. (1998) Autosomal dominant distal spinal muscular atrophy type V (dSMA-V) and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2D (CMT2D) segregate within a single large kindred and map to a refined region on chromosome 7p15.

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Ionasescu V et al. (1996) Autosomal dominant Charcot-Marie-Tooth axonal neuropathy mapped on chromosome 7p (CMT2D).

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Christodoulou K et al. (1995) Mapping of a distal form of spinal muscular atrophy with upper limb predominance to chromosome 7p.

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Sobue I et al. (1978) Juvenile type of distal and segmental muscular atrophy of upper extremities.

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Meadows JC et al. (1969) A distal form of chronic spinal muscular atrophy.

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van Gent EM et al. (1985) Distal amyotrophy of predominantly the upper limbs with pyramidal features in a large kinship.

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Lander CM et al. (1976) Hereditary motor peripheral neuropathy predominantly affecting the arms.

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Dubourg O et al. (2006) The G526R glycyl-tRNA synthetase gene mutation in distal hereditary motor neuropathy type V.

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Irobi J et al. (2004) Molecular genetics of distal hereditary motor neuropathies.

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Antonellis A et al. (2003) Glycyl tRNA synthetase mutations in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2D and distal spinal muscular atrophy type V.

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Ellsworth RE et al. (1999) The CMT2D locus: refined genetic position and construction of a bacterial clone-based physical map.

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Brusse E et al. (2009) A novel 16p locus associated with BSCL2 hereditary motor neuronopathy: a genetic modifier?

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Ito D et al. (2009) Seipinopathy: a novel endoplasmic reticulum stress-associated disease.

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Ito D et al. (2007) Molecular pathogenesis of seipin/BSCL2-related motor neuron diseases.

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van de Warrenburg BP et al. (2006) BSCL2 mutations in two Dutch families with overlapping Silver syndrome-distal hereditary motor neuropathy.

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Auer-Grumbach M et al. (2005) Phenotypes of the N88S Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy 2 mutation.

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Auer-Grumbach M et al. (2000) Phenotypic and genotypic heterogeneity in hereditary motor neuronopathy type V: a clinical, electrophysiological and genetic study.

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OMIM.ORG article

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