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Latest Costello syndrome Stories

2011-12-15 17:41:24

Scientists have found a gene that causes Weaver syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that typically causes large size at birth, tall stature, developmental delay during childhood, and intellectual disability.

2008-12-23 00:09:02

Japanese and Italian researchers have developed a new model of Costello Syndrome to investigate the link between the disorder and tumor formation. Costello Syndrome is an inherited developmental disorder that causes cardiac defects, mild mental retardation, and face-shape abnormalities, the publisher of Disease Models & Mechanisms said Monday in a release.

2008-08-12 12:00:34

U.S. medical scientists say they have discovered a mutation that causes a childhood tumor syndrome also impairs growth hormone secretion.

2005-12-02 11:21:37

Gene mutations in the HRAS sequence are present in most patients affected with Costello syndrome, according to a new study in the American Journal of Medical Genetics.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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