Other Names for this Disease
- Oculo-dento-digital dysplasia
- Oculo-dento-digital syndrome
- Oculodentodigital syndrome
- ODD syndrome
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GJA1 gene. Most cases are inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. Some cases are caused by a new mutation in the gene. A small number of cases follow an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance. Management is multidisciplinary and based on specific symptoms. Early diagnosis is critical for prevention and treatment.Oculodentodigital dysplasia is a condition that affects many parts of the body, particularly the eyes (oculo-), teeth (dento-), and fingers (digital). The condition is caused by mutations in the
Last updated: 1/26/2011
- Oculodentodigital dysplasia. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). 2009; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/oculodentodigital-dysplasia. Accessed 1/26/2011.
- Oculo-Dento-Digital Dysplasia. National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). 2005; http://www.rarediseases.org/search/rdbdetail_abstract.html?disname=Oculo-Dento-Digital%20Dysplasia. Accessed 1/26/2011.
- Oculodentodigital dysplasia. Orphanet. 2010; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?Lng=EN&Expert=2710. Accessed 1/26/2011.
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