Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 23

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Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 23

Synonyms: Lison syndrome | SPG23 | Spastic paraparesis-vitiligo-premature graying-characteristic facies syndrome

Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 23 (SPG23) is a rare complex type of hereditary spastic paraplegia that presents in childhood with progressive spastic paraplegia associated with peripheral neuropathy skin pigment abnormalities (i.e. vitiligo hyperpigmentation diffuse lentigines) premature graying of hair and characteristic facies (i.e. thin with ”sharp” features). The SPG23 phenotype has been mapped to a locus on chromosome 1q24-q32.

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Advocacy Organizations

Eleanor Kaplan Foundation Inc.

The Eleanor Kaplan Foundation or TeamLeni, is a 501c3 to raise awareness, fund and establish research programs and develop curative therapeutics for SPG49 and all TECPR2 related disorders.

Genetic Support Network of Victoria

The Genetic Support Network of Victoria is an organisation that supports people living with genetic, undiagnosed and rare conditions and those who support them including community and families, patient support organisations, health professionals and industry. Our vision is our community flourishing and living their best lives.

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