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  1. Neurofibromatosis type 1 is an inherited condition with variable phenotypic expression and a high medical and social burden.

    Authors: Marlene Guiraud, Athmane Bouroubi, Roxane Beauchamp, Arnaud Bocquet, Jean-Marc Grégoire, Isabelle Rauly-Lestienne, Ignacio Blanco, Pierre Wolkenstein and Anne-Marie Schmitt

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:286

    Content type: Research

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  2. Treatment with 2-(2-nitro-4-trifluoromethylbenzoyl)-1,3-cyclohexanedione (NTBC) and dietary phenylalanine and tyrosine restriction improves physical health and life expectancy in Tyrosinemia type 1 (TT1). Howe...

    Authors: Kimber van Vliet, Willem G. van Ginkel, Rianne Jahja, Anne Daly, Anita MacDonald, Corinne De Laet, Roshni Vara, Yusof Rahman, David Cassiman, Francois Eyskens, Corrie Timmer, Nicky Mumford, Jörgen Bierau, Peter M. van Hasselt, Paul Gissen, Philippe J. Goyens…

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:285

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  3. Fabry disease (FD) is a rare, X-linked, inherited lysosomal disease caused by absent or reduced α-galactosidase A activity. Due to the heterogeneity of disease presentation and progression, generic patient-rep...

    Authors: Esther Noël, Bertrand Dussol, Didier Lacombe, Najya Bedreddine, Alain Fouilhoux, Pierre Ronco, Delphine Genevaz, Soumeya Bekri, Albert Hagège, Frédérique Dupuis-Siméon, Valérie Derrien Ansquer, Dominique P. Germain and Olivier Lidove

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:284

    Content type: Research

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  4. Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) is a rare capillary malformation characterised by persistent reticulated marbled erythema. It tends to be associated with cutaneous atrophy, ulcerations and bod...

    Authors: Teresa Nu Phuong Trinh Bui, Ayse Corap and Anette Bygum

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:283

    Content type: Review

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  5. Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX) is a rare inborn lipid-storage disease caused by mutations in the sterol 27-hydroxylase (CYP27A1) gene with an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance. To date, only 19 CTX...

    Authors: Qing-Qing Tao, Yun Zhang, Hui-Xia Lin, Hai-Lin Dong, Wang Ni and Zhi-Ying Wu

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:282

    Content type: Research

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  6. Ectodermal dysplasias (ED) are a group of genetic conditions affecting the development and/or homeostasis of two or more ectodermal derivatives. An attenuated phenotype is considered a non-syndromic trait when...

    Authors: María Carmen Martínez-Romero, María Juliana Ballesta-Martínez, Vanesa López-González, María José Sánchez-Soler, Ana Teresa Serrano-Antón, María Barreda-Sánchez, Lidya Rodriguez-Peña, María Teresa Martínez-Menchon, José Frías-Iniesta, Paloma Sánchez-Pedreño, Pablo Carbonell-Meseguer, Guillermo Glover-López and Encarna Guillén-Navarro

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:281

    Content type: Research

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  7. Genetic testing is proposed for suspected cases of monogenic pulmonary fibrosis, but clinicians and patients need specific information and recommendation about the related diagnosis and management issues. Beca...

    Authors: Raphael Borie, Caroline Kannengiesser, Laurent Gouya, Clairelyne Dupin, Serge Amselem, Ibrahima Ba, Vincent Bunel, Philippe Bonniaud, Diane Bouvry, Aurélie Cazes, Annick Clement, Marie Pierre Debray, Philippe Dieude, Ralph Epaud, Pascale Fanen, Elodie Lainey…

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:280

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  8. Wolfram syndrome is a rare multisystem disorder caused by mutations in WFS1 or CISD2 genes leading to brain structural abnormalities and neurological symptoms. These abnormalities appear in early stages of the di...

    Authors: Amjad Samara, Rachel Rahn, Olga Neyman, Ki Yun Park, Ahmad Samara, Bess Marshall, Joseph Dougherty and Tamara Hershey

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:279

    Content type: Review

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  9. Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB) is a hereditary skin fragility disorder, characterized by trauma-induced blistering followed by soft tissue fibrosis. One of the most feared complications is the early de...

    Authors: Andrea Diociaiuti, Holger Steinke, Alexander Nyström, Agnes Schwieger-Briel, Frank Meiss, Christina Pfannenberg, Leena Bruckner-Tuderman, Juri Ruf, Rita De Vito, May El Hachem and Dimitra Kiritsi

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:278

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  10. Schaaf-Yang syndrome (SYS) is a newly recognized imprinting related syndrome, which is caused by a truncating variant in maternally imprinted MAGEL2 located in 15q11-q13. Yet, precise pathomechanism remains to be...

    Authors: Yutaka Negishi, Daisuke Ieda, Ikumi Hori, Yasuyuki Nozaki, Takanori Yamagata, Hirofumi Komaki, Jun Tohyama, Keisuke Nagasaki, Hiroko Tada and Shinji Saitoh

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:277

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  11. Inherited muscle diseases are a group of rare heterogeneous muscle conditions with great impact on quality of life, for which variable prevalence has previously been reported, probably due to case selection bi...

    Authors: Inmaculada Pagola-Lorz, Esther Vicente, Berta Ibáñez, Laura Torné, Itsaso Elizalde-Beiras, Virginia Garcia-Solaesa, Fermín García, Josu Delfrade and Ivonne Jericó

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:276

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  12. Gaucher disease (GD) is one of the most prevalent lysosomal storage diseases and is associated with hormonal and metabolic abnormalities, including nutritional status disorders, hypermetabolic state with high ...

    Authors: Małgorzata Kałużna, Isabella Trzeciak, Katarzyna Ziemnicka, Maciej Machaczka and Marek Ruchała

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:275

    Content type: Review

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  13. Adamantiades-Behçet’s Disease (ABD) is an immunological recurrent systemic vasculitis with a chronic course. We investigated the predictors of long-term flare-ups, poor outcomes and event-free survival in Chin...

    Authors: Liang Zhang, Yun Tian, Jing-Fen Ye, Chen-Hong Lin and Jian-Long Guan

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:274

    Content type: Research

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  14. The objective was to deepen the understanding of the causes of individual variability in phenylketonuria (PKU) by investigating which metabolic variables are most important for predicting cognitive outcomes (P...

    Authors: Cristina Romani, Filippo Manti, Francesca Nardecchia, Federica Valentini, Nicoletta Fallarino, Claudia Carducci, Sabrina De Leo, Anita MacDonald, Liana Palermo and Vincenzo Leuzzi

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:273

    Content type: Research

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  15. Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation (CPAM) has an estimated prevalence between 0.87 and 1.02/10,000 live births and little is know about their pathogenesis. To improve our knowledge on these rare malforma...

    Authors: C. Barazzone-Argiroffo, J. Lascano Maillard, I. Vidal, M. L. Bochaton-Piallat, S. Blaskovic, Y. Donati, B. E. Wildhaber, A.-L. Rougemont, C. Delacourt and I. Ruchonnet-Métrailler

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:272

    Content type: Research

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  16. Incontentia pigmenti (IP) is a rare multisystem disorder of ectodermal origin comprising skin, dental, ocular and central nervous system features. Symptomatic treatments are adapted to each family according to...

    Authors: Charles Taieb, Smail Hadj-Rabia, Jacques Monnet, Mohammed Bennani and Christine Bodemer

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:271

    Content type: Research

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  17. Hirschsprung Disease (HSCR) is a congenital defect of the intestinal innervations characterized by complex inheritance. Many susceptibility genes including RET, the major HSCR gene, and several linked regions and...

    Authors: Francesca Lantieri, Stefania Gimelli, Chiara Viaggi, Elissavet Stathaki, Michela Malacarne, Giuseppe Santamaria, Alice Grossi, Manuela Mosconi, Frédérique Sloan-Béna, Alessio Pini Prato, Domenico Coviello and Isabella Ceccherini

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:270

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  18. Poland Syndrome (PS) is a rare congenital malformation involving functional and aesthetic impairments. Early diagnosis and timely therapeutic approaches play an important role in improving the quality of life ...

    Authors: Ilaria Baldelli, Fabio Gallo, Marco Crimi, Piero Fregatti, Lorenzo Mellini, Pierluigi Santi and Rosagemma Ciliberti

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:269

    Content type: Research

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  19. Megalencephalic Leukoencephalopathy with subcortical Cysts (MLC) is a rare type of leukodystrophy characterized by astrocyte and myelin vacuolization, epilepsy and early-onset macrocephaly. MLC is caused by mu...

    Authors: Carla Pérez-Rius, Mónica Folgueira, Xabier Elorza-Vidal, A. Alia, Maja B. Hoegg-Beiler, Muhamed N. H. Eeza, María Luz Díaz, Virginia Nunes, Alejandro Barrallo-Gimeno and Raúl Estévez

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:268

    Content type: Research

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  20. The original version of this article [1] unfortunately included an error to an author’s name. Paul Arundel was inadvertently presented as Paul Arunde.

    Authors: Muhammad Kassim Javaid, Alison Boyce, Natasha Appelman-Dijkstra, Juling Ong, Patrizia Defabianis, Amaka Offiah, Paul Arundel, Nick Shaw, Valter Dal Pos, Ann Underhil, Deanna Portero, Lisa Heral, Anne-Marie Heegaard, Laura Masi, Fergal Monsell, Robert Stanton…

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:267

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:139

  21. Primary neuroendocrine carcinomas of the gallbladder and biliary tract are rare, with pure large cell neuroendocrine carcinomas (LCNEC) being exceedingly rare and with a particularly poor prognosis.

    Authors: Riva Raiker, Aman Chauhan, Hassan Hasanein, Grant Burkeen, Millicent Horn, Janeesh Veedu, Cory Vela, Susanne Arnold, Jill Kolesar, Lowell Anthony, B. Mark Evers and Michael Cavnar

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:266

    Content type: Review

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  22. Gain-of-function pathogenic variants of the Erb-B2 receptor tyrosine kinase 3 (ERBB3) gene contribute to the occurrence and development of a variety of human carcinomas through activation of phosphatidylinositol ...

    Authors: Niu Li, Yufei Xu, Yi Zhang, Guoqiang Li, Tingting Yu, Ruen Yao, YunFang Zhou, Yiping Shen, Lei Yin, Xiumin Wang and Jian Wang

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:265

    Content type: Research

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  23. The ACTA2 gene encodes for smooth muscle specific α-actin, a critical component of the contractile apparatus of the vascular smooth muscle cell. Pathogenic variants in the ACTA2 gene are the most frequently encou...

    Authors: Ingrid M. B. H. van de Laar, Eloisa Arbustini, Bart Loeys, Erik Björck, Lise Murphy, Maarten Groenink, Marlies Kempers, Janneke Timmermans, Jolien Roos-Hesselink, Kalman Benke, Guglielmina Pepe, Barbara Mulder, Zoltan Szabolcs, Gisela Teixidó-Turà, Leema Robert, Yaso Emmanuel…

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:264

    Content type: Position statement

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  24. To investigate differences in cardiac manifestations of patients affected by laminopathy, according to the presence or absence of neuromuscular involvement at presentation.

    Authors: Raffaello Ditaranto, Giuseppe Boriani, Mauro Biffi, Massimiliano Lorenzini, Maddalena Graziosi, Matteo Ziacchi, Ferdinando Pasquale, Giovanni Vitale, Alessandra Berardini, Rita Rinaldi, Giovanna Lattanzi, Luciano Potena, Sofia Martin Suarez, Maria Letizia Bacchi Reggiani, Claudio Rapezzi and Elena Biagini

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:263

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  25. Faces are critical social cues that must be perfectly processed in order to engage appropriately in everyday social interactions. In Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), a rare genetic disorder characterized by cognit...

    Authors: Jimmy Debladis, Marion Valette, Kuzma Strenilkov, Carine Mantoulan, Denise Thuilleaux, Virginie Laurier, Catherine Molinas, Pascal Barone and Maïthé Tauber

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:262

    Content type: Research

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  26. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is characterized by an extreme clinical variability both within and between families that cannot be explained solely by the nature of the pathogenic NF1 gene mutations. A proposed m...

    Authors: Antonia Assunto, Ursula Ferrara, Alessandro De Luca, Claudia Pivonello, Lisa Lombardo, Annapina Piscitelli, Cristina Tortora, Valentina Pinna, Paola Daniele, Rosario Pivonello, Maria Giovanna Russo, Giuseppe Limongelli, Annamaria Colao, Marco Tartaglia, Pietro Strisciuglio and Daniela Melis

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:261

    Content type: Research

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  27. Acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic Purpura (aTTP) is a life-threatening ultra-orphan disease with a reported annual incidence between 1.5 and 6.0 cases per million in Europe and mainly affecting otherwise yo...

    Authors: Wolfgang Miesbach, Jan Menne, Martin Bommer, Ulf Schönermarck, Thorsten Feldkamp, Martin Nitschke, Timm H. Westhoff, Felix S. Seibert, Rainer Woitas, Rui Sousa, Michael Wolf, Stefan Walzer and Björn Schwander

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:260

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  28. Pigmentary mosaicism constitutes a heterogeneous group of skin pigmentation alterations associated with multisystem involvement. The aim of this study was to establish a complete cytogenetic and molecular char...

    Authors: C. Salas-Labadía, S. Gómez-Carmona, R. Cruz-Alcívar, D. Martínez-Anaya, V. Del Castillo-Ruiz, C. Durán-McKinster, V. Ulloa-Avilés, E. Yokoyama-Rebollar, A. Ruiz-Herrera, P. Navarrete-Meneses, E. Lieberman-Hernández, A. González-Del Angel, D. Cervantes-Barragán, C. Villarroel-Cortés, A. Reyes-León, D. Suárez-Pérez…

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:259

    Content type: Research

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  29. Mitochondrial trifunctional protein (MTP) and long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase (LCHAD) deficiencies are rare fatty acid β-oxidation disorders. Without dietary management the conditions are life-threa...

    Authors: Hannah Fraser, Julia Geppert, Rebecca Johnson, Samantha Johnson, Martin Connock, Aileen Clarke, Sian Taylor-Phillips and Chris Stinton

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:258

    Content type: Review

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  30. The differentiation between Gaucher disease type 3 (GD3) and type 1 is challenging because pathognomonic neurologic symptoms may be subtle and develop at late stages. The ophthalmologist plays a crucial role i...

    Authors: Susanne Hopf, Norbert Pfeiffer, Matthias Liesenfeld, Karl-Eugen Mengel, Julia B. Hennermann, Irene Schmidtmann and Susanne Pitz

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:257

    Content type: Research

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  31. Systemic bevacizumab is a novel targeted anti-angiogenic therapy for high-output cardiac failure (HOCF) in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) but published data is limited. This survey-based study mea...

    Authors: Hanny Al-Samkari, Hasan A. Albitar, Scott E. Olitsky, Marianne S. Clancy and Vivek N. Iyer

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:256

    Content type: Research

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  32. Mucopolysaccharidosis type VII (Sly disease, MPS VII), is an ultra-rare, multi-symptom disease with variable clinical presentations which can present challenges with diagnosis, management and care. We believe ...

    Authors: Alexandra Morrison, Esmee Oussoren, Tabea Friedel, Jordi Cruz and Nalan Yilmaz

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:254

    Content type: Research

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  33. Animal studies suggested that blocking the activation of the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway might be effective to treat cardiac hypertrophy in LEOPARD syndrome (LS) caused by PTPN11 mutations.

    Authors: Hao Cui, Lei Song, Changsheng Zhu, Ce Zhang, Bing Tang, Shengwei Wang, Guixin Wu, Yubao Zou, Xiaohong Huang, Rutai Hui, Shuiyun Wang and Jizheng Wang

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:252

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  34. Hereditary transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) is an increasingly recognized progressive cardiomyopathy with heterogenous clinical manifestations that lead to its misdiagnosis and poor prognosis. Th...

    Authors: Shan He, Zhuang Tian, Hongzhi Guan, Jian Li, Quan Fang and Shuyang Zhang

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:251

    Content type: Research

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  35. Dystrophin-glycoprotein complex (DGC)-related muscular dystrophies may present similar clinical and pathological features as well as undetectable mutations thus being sometimes difficult to distinguish. We inv...

    Authors: Zhiying Xie, Zhihao Xie, Meng Yu, Yiming Zheng, Chengyue Sun, Yilin Liu, Chen Ling, Ying Zhu, Wei Zhang, Jiangxi Xiao, Zhaoxia Wang and Yun Yuan

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:250

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  36. The phenotypic spectrum of many rare disorders is much wider than previously considered. Mucopolysaccharidosis type III (Sanfilippo syndrome, MPS III), is a lysosomal storage disorder traditionally considered ...

    Authors: Stephanie C. M. Nijmeijer, L. Ingeborg van den Born, Anneke J. A. Kievit, Karolina M. Stepien, Janneke Langendonk, Jan Pieter Marchal, Susanne Roosing, Frits A. Wijburg and Margreet A. E. M. Wagenmakers

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:249

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  37. Inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) are a group of rare, heterogeneous and complex genetic conditions. Clinically, IEM often affect the central nervous system and other organs. Some carry the risk of progression...

    Authors: Nina A. Zeltner, Mendy M. Welsink-Karssies, Markus A. Landolt, Dominique Bosshard-Bullinger, Fabia Keller, Annet M. Bosch, Marike Groenendijk, Sarah C. Grünert, Daniela Karall, Beatrix Rettenbacher, Sabine Scholl-Bürgi, Matthias R. Baumgartner and Martina Huemer

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:248

    Content type: Research

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  38. Acquired or genetic abnormalities of the complement alternative pathway are the primary cause of C3glomerulopathy(C3G) but may occur in immune-complex-mediated membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (IC-MPGN...

    Authors: Nóra Garam, Zoltán Prohászka, Ágnes Szilágyi, Christof Aigner, Alice Schmidt, Martina Gaggl, Gere Sunder-Plassmann, Dóra Bajcsi, Jürgen Brunner, Alexandra Dumfarth, Daniel Cejka, Stefan Flaschberger, Hana Flögelova, Ágnes Haris, Ágnes Hartmann, Andreas Heilos…

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:247

    Content type: Research

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  39. This study aims to test response inhibition in premanifest Huntington’s disease individuals (Pre-HD), in the context of a saccadic paradigm with working memory demands and fronto-executive load as a way to mea...

    Authors: Filipa Júlio, Gina Caetano, Cristina Januário and Miguel Castelo-Branco

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:246

    Content type: Research

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  40. Differentiation between pancreatic cancer (PC) and focal form of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is very challenging, with similar clinical presentations, laboratory results and morphologic imagings of US, CT, E...

    Authors: Gaopeng Li, Ting Liu, Jian Zheng, Wenqin Kang, Jun Xu, Zefeng Gao and Jinfeng Ma

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:245

    Content type: Research

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  41. Wilson’s disease is an inherited autosomal recessive multi-systemic disorder characterized by reduced excretion and consequently excessive accumulation of copper in different organs, such as the heart.

    Authors: Kun Zhang, Ulrike Reuner, Marie Weidauer, Uwe Speiser, Karim Ibrahim, Marian Christoph, Frank R. Heinzel, Burkert Pieske, Felix M. Heidrich and Silvio Quick

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:244

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  42. Barth syndrome (BTHS, OMIM 302060) is a rare, life-threatening, x-linked genetic disorder that occurs almost exclusively in males and is characterized by cardiomyopathy, neutropenia, skeletal muscle myopathy p...

    Authors: Iyar Mazar, Jonathan Stokes, Sarah Ollis, Emily Love, Ashlee Espensen, Peter G. Barth, John H. Powers III and Alan L. Shields

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:243

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  43. Testicular adrenal rests tumor (TART) is a rare kind of benign tumor in the testis. It usually occurred secondary to congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), a hormonal disorder caused by hydroxylase deficiency. ...

    Authors: Li Ma, Yu Xia, Linlin Wang, Ruifeng Liu, Xuepei Huang, Tiantian Ye, Li Zhang, Qingli Zhu, Jianchu Li and Yuxin Jiang

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:242

    Content type: Research

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  44. Orphan medicinal products (OMPs) are intended for the diagnosis, prevention, management or treatment of rare diseases (RDs). Each RD affects only a small fraction of the population, and therefore, historically, i...

    Authors: Mohua Chakraborty Choudhury and Gayatri Saberwal

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:241

    Content type: Research

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  45. Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) is an autosomal recessively inherited metabolic disease characterized by deficient activity of the lysosomal enzyme arylsulfatase A. Its deficiency results in accumulation of...

    Authors: Shanice Beerepoot, Stefan Nierkens, Jaap Jan Boelens, Caroline Lindemans, Marianna Bugiani and Nicole I. Wolf

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:240

    Content type: Review

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  46. The objective of this study is to describe variations in the healthcare resource utilization (HRU) among individuals with Angelman syndrome (AS) over the first 12 years of life. Data for this study were drawn ...

    Authors: Nasreen Khan, Raquel Cabo, Wen-Hann Tan, Regina Tayag and Lynne M. Bird

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:239

    Content type: Research

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  47. In the last 20 years, substantial improvements have been made in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). Few data on causes of death are available since those impr...

    Authors: Dibia Liz Pacoricona Alfaro, Perrine Lemoine, Virginie Ehlinger, Catherine Molinas, Gwénaëlle Diene, Marion Valette, Graziella Pinto, Muriel Coupaye, Christine Poitou-Bernert, Denise Thuilleaux, Catherine Arnaud and Maithé Tauber

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:238

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  48. Hirschsprung disease (HSCR) is an inherited congenital disorder characterized by the absence of enteric ganglia in the distal part of the gut. RET is the major causative gene and contains > 80% of all known disea...

    Authors: Qian Jiang, Yang Wang, Qi Li, Zhen Zhang, Ping Xiao, Hui Wang, Na Liu, Jian Wu, Feng Zhang, Aravinda Chakravarti, Wei Cai and Long Li

    Citation: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019 14:237

    Content type: Research

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