Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Bamforth-Lazarus syndrome

Bamforth-Lazarus syndrome is an autosomal recessive athyroid disorder caused by mutations of the FOXE1 gene.

Systematic

Hypothyroidism
Bamforth-Lazarus syndrome
FOXE1
Central hypothyroidism
Choreoathetosis with hypothyroidism and neonatal respiratory distress
Congenital nongoitrous hypothyroidism
Neonatal diabetes mellitus with congenital hypothyroidism
Thyroid dyshormonogenesis

References:

1.

Bamforth JS et. al. (1989) Congenital hypothyroidism, spiky hair, and cleft palate.

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Clifton-Bligh RJ et. al. (1998) Mutation of the gene encoding human TTF-2 associated with thyroid agenesis, cleft palate and choanal atresia.

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Castanet M et. al. (2002) A novel loss-of-function mutation in TTF-2 is associated with congenital hypothyroidism, thyroid agenesis and cleft palate.

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Baris I et. al. (2006) A novel missense mutation in human TTF-2 (FKHL15) gene associated with congenital hypothyroidism but not athyreosis.

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Buntincx IM et. al. (1993) Syndromic association of cleft palate, bilateral choanal atresia, curly hair, and congenital hypothyroidism.

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Update: Sept. 26, 2018