A syndrome of congenital microcephaly, intellectual disability and dysmorphism with a homozygous mutation in FRMD4A Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract A consanguineous Bedouin Israeli kindred presented with a novel autosomal recessive intellectual disability syndrome of congenital microcephaly, low anterior hairline, bitemporal narrowing, low-set protruding ears, strabismus and tented thick eyebrows with sparse hair in their medial segment. Brain imaging demonstrated various degrees of agenesis of corpus callosum and hypoplasia of the vermis and cerebellum. Genome-wide linkage analysis followed by fine mapping defined a 7.67 Mb disease-associated locus …

publication date

  • December 1, 2015