Other Names for this Disease
- Mental retardation with osteocartilaginous abnormalities
- Coffin syndrome
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microcephaly, kyphoscoliosis, other skeletal abnormalities, stimulus-induced drop episodes, intellectual disability and delayed development. Mutations in the RPS6KA3 gene cause the syndrome. It is inherited in an X-linked dominant fashion. Treatment is symptomatic.Coffin-Lowry syndrome is a genetic condition that affects many parts of the body. The signs and symptoms and severity vary from person to person; however, males are typically more severely affected than females. Signs and symptoms may include distinct facial findings, short stature,
Last updated: 7/23/2010
- Coffin-Lowry syndrome. Genetics Home Reference. January 2008; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=coffinlowrysyndrome. Accessed 4/28/2010.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Coffin-Lowry syndrome. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) collects and disseminates research information related to neurological disorders. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Coffin-Lowry syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.