Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Congenital contractural arachnodactyly

Congenital contractural arachnodactyly is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutations of the FBN2 gene.

Systematic

Inborn skeletal malformations
Al-Gazali-Bakalinova syndrome
Brachydactyly
Branchio-oculo-facial syndrome
Congenital contractural arachnodactyly
FBN2
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome due to tenascin-X deficiency
Hydrolethalus 2
Lacrimoauriculodentodigital syndrome
Multiple synostoses syndrome
Multiple synostoses syndrome 3
Orofacial cleft 11
Orofaciodigital syndrome
Periodontal Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Proximal symphalangism
Renal tubular acidosis with arthrogryposis
Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome
Stapes ankylosis with broad thumbs and toes
Syndactyly type 5
Synpolydactyly type 1
Tarsal-carpal coalition syndrome
Tatton-Brown-Rahman syndrome
Townes-Brocks syndrome
Trigonocephaly 2
Van Maldergem syndrome 2

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Zhang H et. al. (1994) Structure and expression of fibrillin-2, a novel microfibrillar component preferentially located in elastic matrices.

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Update: Sept. 26, 2018