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Vertical forehead creases

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Anatomical Abnormality
Synonyms: Frontal creases of face; Vertical forehead rhytids; Vertical forehead wrinkles
HPO: HP:0011221


Vertical soft tissue creases in the midline of the forehead, often extending from the hairline to the brow, and seen with facial expression or when the face is at rest. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVVertical forehead creases

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Glycosylphosphatidylinositol biosynthesis defect 18
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Disease or Syndrome
DEE95 is a severe autosomal recessive developmental disorder characterized by severely impaired global development, hypotonia, weakness, ataxia, coarse facial features, and intractable seizures. More variable features may include abnormalities of the hands and feet, inguinal hernia, and feeding difficulties. The disorder is part of a group of similar neurologic disorders resulting from biochemical defects in the glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) biosynthetic pathway (summary by Nguyen et al., 2018). For a general phenotypic description and a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of DEE, see 308350. For a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of GPI biosynthesis defects, see GPIBD1 (610293).

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