BRESEK syndrome

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Synonyms: BRESHECK syndrome

A rare genetic multiple congenital malformation syndrome characterized by brain anomalies (thinning of the corpus callosum with dilatation of ventricles) intellectual disability ectodermal dysplasia skeletal deformities (vertebral anomalies scoliosis polydactyly) ear/eye anomalies (maldevelopment small optic nerves low set and large ears with hearing loss) and kidney dysplasia/hypoplasia. In the case that clinical manifestation is also associated to Hirschsprung disease and cleft palate or cryptorchidism it is named as BRESHECK syndrome.

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Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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