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Nance-Horan syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Cataract dental syndrome
  • Cataract X-linked with Hutchinsonian teeth
  • Mesiodens cataract syndrome
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Cause

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What causes Nance-Horan syndrome?

Nance-Horan syndrome is caused by a mutation in the NHS gene, which is located on the X chromosome.[1]
Last updated: 8/22/2011

References
  1. Nance-Horan syndrome. Orphanet. September 2007; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/Disease_Search.php?lng=EN&data_id=931. Accessed 8/22/2011.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Cataract dental syndrome
  • Cataract X-linked with Hutchinsonian teeth
  • Mesiodens cataract syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.