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King Denborough syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Anesthetic-induced malignant hyperpyrexia in children
- King syndrome
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malignant hyperthermia, skeletal abnormalities and dysmorphic features with characteristic facial appearance. Although the cause of King-Denborough syndrome is not fully understood, at least some cases have been attributed to the ryanodine receptor gene (RYR1), which has been tied to malignant hyperthermia and central core disease.The King-Denborough syndrome (KDS) is a congenital myopathy associated with susceptibility to
Last updated: 10/17/2013
- Reed UC, Resende MB, Ferreira LG, Carvalho MS, Diament A, Scaff M, Marie SK. King-Denborough Syndrome: report of two Brazilian cases. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2002; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12364941. Accessed 10/2/2013.
- D'Arcy CE, Bjorksten A, Yiu EM, Bankier A, Gillies R, McLean CA, Shield LK, Ryan MM. King-Denborough Syndrome Caused by a Novel Mutation in the Ryanodine Receptor Gene. Neurology. 2008;
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- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss King Denborough syndrome. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
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