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CK syndrome

Disease definition

CK syndrome is a rare, genetic, X-linked syndromic intellectual disability disorder characterized by mild to severe intellectual disability, infancy-onset seizures, post-natal microcephaly, cerebral cortical malformations, dysmorphic facial features (including long, narrow face, almond-shaped palpebral fissures, epicanthic folds, high nasal bridge, malar flattening, posteriorly rotated ears, high arched palate, crowded teeth, micrognathia) and thin body habitus. Long and slim fingers/toes, strabismus, hypotonia, spasticity, optic disc atrophy, and behavioral problems (aggression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and irritability) are additional features.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • X-linked intellectual disability-microcephaly-cortical malformation-thin habitus syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: X-linked recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.0
  • OMIM: 300831
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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