Spastic paraplegia-intellectual disability-nystagmus-obesity syndrome

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Spastic paraplegia-intellectual disability-nystagmus-obesity syndrome

Synonyms: SINO syndrome

A rare genetic neurological disorder characterized by the association of congenital spastic paraplegia with global developmental delay and intellectual disability ophthalmologic abnormalities (including nystagmus reduced visual acuity or hypermetropia) and obesity. Additional manifestations are brachyplagiocephaly and dysmorphic facial features. Brain imaging may show dilated ventricles abnormal myelination and mild generalized atrophy. Homozygous loss-of-function variants of KIDINS220 associated with a fetal lethal phenotype with ventriculomegaly and limb contractures have been reported.

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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.

National Ataxia Foundation

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) was established in 1957 to help persons with Ataxia and their families. Our mission is to accelerate the development of treatments and a cure while working to improve the lives of those living with Ataxia. NAF’s vision of a world without Ataxia will be accomplished through our primary programs of funding Ataxia research, providing vital programs and services fo

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