Other Names for this Disease
- Niikawa-Kuroki syndrome
- Kabuki make up syndrome
- Kabuki make-up syndrome
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 Other signs and symptoms may include seizures, microcephaly, weak muscle tone (hypotonia), eye problems, cleft palate, and dental problems. A variety of other health problems may also occur. Kabuki syndrome is most often caused by a mutation in the KMT2D gene, and inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. Some cases are due to a mutation in the KDM6A gene and are inherited in an X-linked dominant manner. Treatment is focused on the specific signs and symptoms in each affected person.Kabuki syndrome is a rare disorder that affects multiple parts of the body. It is present from birth. Specific symptoms and severity can vary. Features often include a characteristic facial appearance; skeletal abnormalities; short stature; heart defects; and intellectual disability.
Last updated: 2/8/2016
- Lederer D, Shears D, Benoit V, Verellen-Dumoulin C, Maystadt I. A three generation X-linked family with Kabuki syndrome phenotype and a frameshift mutation in KDM6A. Am J Med Genet A. May, 2014; 164A(5):1289-1292.
- Kabuki syndrome. Genetics Home Reference. October, 2013; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/kabuki-syndrome.
- Margaret Adam. Kabuki syndrome. Orphanet. April, 2012; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=en&Expert=2322.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Kabuki syndrome. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is a federation of more than 130 nonprofit voluntary health organizations serving people with rare disorders. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
- 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.
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- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Kabuki syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.