2q24 microdeletion syndrome

A genetic syndrome caused by microdeletions in chromosome 17q21. The microdeletions encompass the MAPT and CRHR1 genes. It is characterized by mental retardation, hypotonia, distinctive facial features (long face, low-set ears, and pear-shaped nose), friendly behavior, and heart defects.

Disease Alternative Name

17q21 microdeletion syndrome
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