Hypertrichosis-acromegaloid Facial Appearance Syndrome

Description

Hypertrichosis-acromegaloid facial appearance syndrome (HAFF) is a very rare multiple congenital abnormality syndrome manifesting from birth with progressive hypertrichosis congenita terminalis (thick scalp hair extending onto the forehead with generalized increased body hair) associated with a typical acromegaloid facial appearance (thick eyebrows, prominent supraorbital ridges, broad nasal bridge, anteverted nares, long and large philtrum, and prominent mouth with full lips) appearing during childhood. HAFF seems to belong to a spectrum of phenotypes with the clinically overlapping acromegaloid facial appearance syndrome and hypertrichotic osteochondrodysplasia, Cantù type (see these terms).

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Hypertrichosis-acromegaloid Facial Appearance Syndrome

  • Intellectual disability
  • Coarse facial features
  • Blepharophimosis
  • Joint hyperflexibility
  • Bulbous nose
  • Thick vermilion border
  • Everted lower lip vermilion
  • Gingival overgrowth
  • Generalized hirsutism
  • Abnormality of the hand

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Incidence and onset information

— Currently we don't have prevalence information about this disease (Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.)
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Hypertrichosis-acromegaloid Facial Appearance Syndrome Is also known as haff, hypertrichosis-coarse face syndrome, hypertrichosis-acromegaloid facial features syndrome.

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Hypertrichosis-acromegaloid Facial Appearance Syndrome Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
Brugada Syndrome Panel.

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SCN1B, SCN2B, SCN5A, CACNA1C, CACNB2, SLMAP, HCN4, TRPM4, SCN3B, GPD1L, ABCC9, KCND3, KCNE3, KCNH2, KCNJ8, PKP2
Specificity
7 %
Genes
100 %
Comprehensive Cardiac Panel.

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RIT1, RYR2, SCN1B, SCN2B, SCN4B, SCN5A, SGCD, SLC22A5, BRAF, SNTA1, SOS1, TAZ, TCAP, TGFB3, TNNC1, TNNI3, TNNT2, TPM1, TRDN, TTN , (...)

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Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
Dilated cardiomyopathy - full panel.

By CHEO Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Canada).

SGCD, TAZ, TCAP, TNNC1, TNNI3, TNNT2, TPM1, TTN, VCL, ACTC1, LDB3, ACTN2, CSRP3, CTF1, RBM20, DES, NEXN, EMD, ABCC9, LAMP2 , (...)

View the complete list with 5 more genes
Specificity
4 %
Genes
100 %
Dilated cardiomyopathy - familial variant analysis.

By CHEO Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Canada).

SGCD, TAZ, TCAP, TNNC1, TNNI3, TNNT2, TPM1, TTN, VCL, ACTC1, LDB3, ACTN2, CSRP3, CTF1, RBM20, DES, NEXN, EMD, ABCC9, LAMP2 , (...)

View the complete list with 5 more genes
Specificity
4 %
Genes
100 %
Pan-cardiomyopathy panel.

By CHEO Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Canada).

RYR2, SGCD, TAZ, TCAP, TNNC1, TNNI3, TNNT2, TPM1, TTN, TTR, VCL, MYOZ2, ACTC1, CASQ2, CAV3, LDB3, ANKRD1, MYLK2, ACTN2, CRYAB , (...)

View the complete list with 25 more genes
Specificity
3 %
Genes
100 %
Cardiomyopathy Panel.

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

RYR2, SCN1B, SCN4B, SCN5A, SCO2, SGCD, SKI, BRAF, SNTA1, SOS1, SURF1, TAZ, TCAP, TGFB2, TGFB3, TGFBR1, TGFBR2, TMPO, TNNC1, TNNI3 , (...)

View the complete list with 92 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
Dilated Cardiomyopathy Panel.

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

SCN5A, SGCD, TAZ, TCAP, TMPO, TNNC1, TNNI3, TNNT2, TPM1, TTN, TTR, VCL, ACTC1, LDB3, ANKRD1, ACTN2, NEBL, TXNRD2, PDLIM3, MYPN , (...)

View the complete list with 24 more genes
Specificity
3 %
Genes
100 %
Dilated Cardiomyopathy Panel (30 genes).

By Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Laboratory of Genetics and Genomics Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (United States).

SCN5A, SGCD, TAZ, TCAP, TNNC1, TNNI3, TNNT2, TPM1, TTN, VCL, ACTC1, LDB3, ANKRD1, ACTN2, NEBL, MYPN, CRYAB, CSRP3, RBM20, DES , (...)

View the complete list with 10 more genes
Specificity
4 %
Genes
100 %

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