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Pitt-Hopkins-like syndrome

Disease definition

Pitt-Hopkins-like syndrome is a rare, genetic, syndromic intellectual disability disorder characterized by severe intellectual disability, lack of speech with normal, or mildly delayed, motor development, episodic breathing abnormalities, early-onset seizures and facial dysmorphism which only includes a wide mouth. Abnormal sleep-wake cycles, autistic behavior and stereotypic movements are commonly associated.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: 610042  614325
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 11967
  • MedDRA: -
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