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Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Berdon syndrome
  • Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome
  • Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis-hydronephrosis syndrome
  • MMIH syndrome
  • MMIHS
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Cause

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What causes megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome?

This condition is part of a group of disorders caused by mutations in the ACTG2 gene. ACTG2-related disorders are inherited in an autosomal dominant manner.[1]
Last updated: 8/19/2015

References
  1. Wangler MF. ACTG2-Related Disorders. GeneReviews. June 11, 2015; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK299311/. Accessed 8/19/2015.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Berdon syndrome
  • Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome
  • Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis-hydronephrosis syndrome
  • MMIH syndrome
  • MMIHS
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.