Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 14 With Or Without Frontotemporal Dementia; Als14

Description

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease characterized by upper and lower motor neuron dysfunction resulting in rapidly progressive paralysis and death from respiratory failure. The pathologic hallmarks of the disease include pallor of the corticospinal tract due to loss of motor neurons, presence of ubiquitin-positive inclusions within surviving motor neurons, and deposition of pathologic TDP43 (TARDBP ) aggregates. Patients with ALS14 may develop frontotemporal dementia (FTD) (summary by Johnson et al., 2010).See inclusion body myopathy with early-onset Paget disease and frontotemporal dementia (IBMPFD ), which is also caused by mutation in the VCP gene and shows some overlapping features. In some families with a VCP mutation, some family members may have ALS14, and other members may have IBMPFD.For a general phenotypic description and a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, see ALS1 (OMIM ).

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 14 With Or Without Frontotemporal Dementia; Als14

  • Muscle weakness
  • Dysarthria
  • Skeletal muscle atrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Dementia
  • Respiratory failure
  • Pallor
  • Paralysis
  • Limb muscle weakness
  • Neurodegeneration

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Incidence and onset information

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 14 With Or Without Frontotemporal Dementia; Als14 Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
MitoMetĀ®Plus aCGH Analysis.

By Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (United States).

RGS9, RHO, GRK1, RLBP1, RNASEL, BCS1L, RP1, RP2, RP9, RPE65, RPGR, RPL35A, MRPL3, RPS14, RS1, SAG, SARDH, SCO2, SCP2, SDHB , (...)

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Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
Distal Myopathy Advanced Sequencing Evaluation.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

TIA1, MYOT, TTN, VCP, CAV3, LDB3, KLHL9, GNE, CRYAB, ANO5, DES, DNM2, DYSF, FLNC, MATR3, MYH7, NEB
Specificity
6 %
Genes
100 %
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Advanced Evaluation.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SOD1, SQSTM1, TARDBP, UBQLN2, VAPB, VCP, FIG4, OPTN, CHMP2B, DCTN1, C9orf72, FUS, ALS2, SETX, ANG, SIGMAR1, PFN1
Specificity
6 %
Genes
100 %
Nonprevalent Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Advanced Sequencing Evaluation.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SQSTM1, TARDBP, UBQLN2, VAPB, VCP, FIG4, OPTN, CHMP2B, DCTN1, FUS, ALS2, SETX, ANG, SIGMAR1, PFN1
Specificity
7 %
Genes
100 %
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Hereditary Neuropathy Panel.

By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center (United States).

SBF1, SLC12A6, SPG11, SURF1, TFG, VCP, YARS, PRX, BSCL2, GDAP1, TRIM2, KIF1B, LITAF, FIG4, MFN2, TRPV4, FGD4, AARS, GNB4, SBF2 , (...)

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Specificity
2 %
Genes
100 %
Neuromuscular Disorders Panel.

By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center (United States).

RYR1, BIN1, SCN4A, SGCA, SGCB, SGCD, SGCE, SGCG, SLC25A4, SUCLA2, SUCLG1, TWNK, TCAP, TIA1, TK2, TNNI2, TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, MYOT , (...)

View the complete list with 124 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

By Knight Diagnostic Laboratories - Molecular Diagnostic Center Oregon Health & Science University (United States).

ATXN2, SOD1, TARDBP, UBQLN2, VAPB, VCP, VEGFA, FIG4, OPTN, SPART, CHMP2B, DCTN1, C9orf72, FUS, ALS2, SETX, ANG, NEFH, SIGMAR1, PFN1 , (...)

View the complete list with 1 more genes
Specificity
5 %
Genes
100 %
Comprehensive Neuromuscular Panel.

By Knight Diagnostic Laboratories - Molecular Diagnostic Center Oregon Health & Science University (United States).

RYR1, RYR2, BIN1, SCN4A, SGCA, SGCB, SGCD, SGCE, SGCG, TCAP, TNNI2, TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, MYOT, TTN, VCP, VRK1, ACTA1, CAPN3 , (...)

View the complete list with 59 more genes
Specificity
2 %
Genes
100 %

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