Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome

Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome is a condition that affects many parts of the body and occurs primarily in males. This condition is classified as an overgrowth syndrome, which means that affected infants are considerably larger than normal at birth (macrosomia) ...1

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Symptoms of Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome

Symptoms: The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. Signs and Symptoms

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Causes of Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome

Cause: Mutations (changes) in the GPC3 gene are responsible for some cases of Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome (SGBS). This gene provides instructions for making a protein called glypican 3, which is involved in the regulation of cell growth and division ...2

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Causes List for Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome

Some possible causes of Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome

Some types of this condition may include:4 Types of Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome:

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Genetics of Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome

Genetic Changes: Mutations in the GPC3 gene are responsible for some cases of Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome . This gene provides instructions for making a protein called glypican 3, which is involved in the regulation of cell growth and division (cell ...5

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Treatments: Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome

Treatment: In most people, supraventricular arrhythmias are not dangerous. Mild arrhythmias, such as isolated premature beats, may require no treatment. A few people, however, may have arrhythmias that become dangerous and require immediate, perhaps prolonged, treatment. Treatment for supraventricular tachycardia ...6

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Names and Terminology

Other Names for This Condition

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References

  1. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ simpson-golabi-behmel-syndrome
  2. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 7649/ simpson-golabi-behmel-syndrome
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  5. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ simpson-golabi-behmel-syndrome
  6. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 7649/ simpson-golabi-behmel-syndrome
  7. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ simpson-golabi-behmel-syndrome

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