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Parietal foramina with cleidocranial dysplasia is caused by mutation in MSX2.

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The combination of skull defects in the form of enlarged parietal foramina (PFM) and deficient ossification of the clavicles is known as parietal foramina with cleidocranial dysplasia (PFMCCD). It is considered to be distinct from classical cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) and is listed as a separate OMIM entry (168550). So far, only two families have been reported and the molecular basis of the disorder is unknown. We present a third family with PFMCCD, comprising four affected individuals in t...

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10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201062

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Journal:
European journal of human genetics : EJHG
Volume:
11
Issue:
11
Pages:
892-895
Publication date:
2003-11-05
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EISSN:
1476-5438
ISSN:
1018-4813
URN:
uuid:d9b8fab4-c70f-4c63-9e35-3dd46d865ffd
Source identifiers:
119643
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pubs:119643

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