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Kenny-Caffey syndrome type 2
Other Names for this Disease
- Dwarfism, cortical thickening of tubular bones and transient hypocalcemia
- Kenny-Caffey syndrome, autosomal dominant
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 Recurrent episodes of hypocalcemia in the blood are common. Intelligence is normal. Inheritance in most cases is autosomal dominant.Kenny-Caffey syndrome type 2 is a genetic disorder characterized by abnormalities affecting the skeleton, the head, and the eyes.
Last updated: 1/21/2010
- Kenny-Caffey Syndrome, Type 2. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM). 2009; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=127000. Accessed 1/21/2010.
- Diaz, GA. Kenny-Caffey Syndrome. NORD Guide to Rare Disorders. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003;
- 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.
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- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is an 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.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Kenny-Caffey syndrome type 2. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
Selected Full-Text Journal Articles
- K K Naguib, S A Gouda, A Elshafey, F Mohammed, L Bastaki, AS Azab, SA Alawadi. Sanjad–Sakati syndrome/Kenny–Caffey syndrome type 1: A study of 21 cases in Kuwait. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 2009:15(2);345-352.