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Diagnostic distal 16p11.2 deletion in a preterm infant with facial dysmorphism

Hyun JK, Jung YJ

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):115-119.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.115
The 16p11.2 microdeletion has been reported in patients with developmental delays and intellectual disability. The distal 220-kb deletion in 16p11.2 is associated with developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, epilepsy, and...
Novel compound heterozygous mutations of ATM in ataxia-telangiectasia: A case report and calculated prevalence in the Republic of Korea

Jang MJ, Lee CG, Kim HJ

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):110-114.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.110
Ataxia-telangiectasia (AT; OMIM 208900) is a rare autosomal recessive inherited progressive neurodegenerative disorder, with onset in early childhood. AT is caused by homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations in ATM (OMIM...
X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease case with a novel missense mutation in GJB1 gene

Lee JM, Shin JH

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):107-109.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.107
X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1 (CMTX1) is caused by the mutation in GJB1 gene, characterized by the transient central nervous system involvement and long standing peripheral polyneuropathy which does not...
Identification of a novel heterozygous mutation of ACAN in a Korean family with proportionate short stature

Kim YM, Cheon CK, Lim HH, Yoo HW

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):102-106.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.102
Aggrecan is a proteoglycan in the extracellular matrix of growth plate and cartilaginous tissues. Aggrecanopathy has been reported as a genetic cause not only for severe skeletal dysplasia but also...
A frameshift mutation in the TRPS1 gene showing a mild phenotype of trichorhinophalangeal syndrome type 1

Park JM, Lee YJ, Park JS

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):97-101.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.97
Tricho-rhino-phalangeal syndrome (TRPS) is a hereditary disorder characterized by craniofacial and skeletal abnormalities. A mutation of the TRPS1 gene leads to TRPS type I or type III. A 20-year-old male...
First Korean case of a STAT1 gene mutation: chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, hypothyroidism, chronic hepatitis and systemic lupus erythematosus

Kim KI, Lee H, Jung SY, Lee DH, Lee J

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):92-96.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.92
Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis (CMC) is characterized by increased susceptibility to chronic and recurrent infections of the skin, mucous membranes, and nails by Candida species. It is a primary immunodeficiency disorder...
Identification of LAMP2 mutations in early-onset hypertrophic cardiomyopathy by targeted exome sequencing

Gill I, Kim JH, Moon JH, Kim YJ, Kim NS

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):87-91.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.87
X-linked dominant mutations in lysosome-associated membrane protein 2 (LAMP2) gene have been shown to be the cause of Danon disease, which is a rare disease associated with clinical triad of...
The clinical usefulness of non-invasive prenatal testing in pregnancies with abnormal ultrasound findings

Boo H, Kim SY, Seoung ES, Kim MH, Kim MY, Ryu HM, Han YJ, Chung JH

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):79-86.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.79
PURPOSE: This study aimed to evaluate the clinical usefulness of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) as an alternative testing of invasive diagnostic testing in pregnancies with ultrasound abnormalities. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This...
Korean physicians' attitudes toward the prenatal screening for fetal aneuploidy and implementation of non-invasive prenatal testing with cell-free fetal DNA

Kim SH, Kim KW, Han YJ, Lee SM, Lee MY, Shim JY, Cho GJ, Lee JH, Oh SY, Kwon HS, Cha DH, Ryu HM

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):72-78.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.72
PURPOSE: Physicians' attitudes may have a strong influence on women's decision regarding prenatal screening options. The aim of this study is to assess the physicians' attitudes toward prenatal screening for...
Genetic overgrowth syndrome: A single center's experience

Cheon CK, Kim YM, Yoon JY, Kim YA

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):64-71.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.64
PURPOSE: Overgrowth syndromes are conditions that involve generalized or localized areas of excess growth. In this study, the clinical, molecular, and genetic characteristics of Korean patients with overgrowth syndrome were...
Integrated diagnostic approach of pediatric neuromuscular disorders

Lee HN, Lee YM

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):55-63.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.55
Clinical and genetic heterogeneity in association with overlapping spectrum is characteristic in pediatric neuromuscular disorders, which makes confirmative diagnosis difficult and time consuming. Considering evolution of molecular genetic diagnosis and...
Prenatal chromosomal microarray analysis of fetus with increased nuchal translucency

Shim SH, Cha DH

  • J Genet Med.
  • 2018 Dec;15(2):49-54.
  • doi: 10.5734/JGM.2018.15.2.49
Nuchal translucency is an important indicator of an aneuploid fetus in prenatal diagnostics. Previously, only the presence of aneuploid could be confirmed by conventional karyotyping of fetuses with thick nuchal...

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