Caffey Disease

Description

Caffey disease is an osteosclerotic dysplasia characterized by acute inflammation with massive subperiosteal new bone formation usually involving the diaphyses of the long bones, as well as the ribs, mandible, scapulae, and clavicles. The disease is associated with fever, irritability pain and soft tissue swelling, with onset around the age of 2 months and resolving spontaneously by the age of 2 years. However, prenatal disease onset has also been described.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Caffey Disease

  • Short stature
  • Scoliosis
  • Pain
  • Fever
  • Abnormality of the skeletal system
  • Respiratory insufficiency
  • Edema
  • Behavioral abnormality
  • Hernia
  • Severe short stature

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Incidence and onset information

Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.
— The onset for some of the known clinical features related to this disease may vary, including infantile onset .

Alternative names

Caffey Disease Is also known as infantile cortical hyperostosis.

Researches and researchers

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Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
A4GALT.

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A4GALT
Specificity
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Genes
50 %

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Sources and references

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