Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 53

Description

Autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 53 (SPG53) is a very rare, complex type of hereditary spastic paraplegia characterized by early-onset spastic paraplegia (with spasticity in the lower extremities that progresses to the upper extremities) associated with developmental and motor delay, mild to moderate cognitive and speech delay, skeletal dysmorphism (e.g. kyphosis and pectus), hypertrichosis and mildly impaired vibration sense. SPG53 is due to mutations in the VPS37A gene (8p22) encoding vacuolar protein sorting-associated protein 37A.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 53

  • Global developmental delay
  • Hearing impairment
  • Microcephaly
  • Failure to thrive
  • Spasticity
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Delayed speech and language development
  • Motor delay
  • Gait disturbance
  • Ventriculomegaly

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Incidence and onset information

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Alternative names

Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 53 Is also known as spg53.

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Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 53 Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Panel.

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

RTN2, SACS, SLC16A2, SLC2A1, KDM5C, SPG11, ATL1, SPAST, SPG7, TFG, ACOX1, TREX1, UCHL1, VAMP1, ERLIN2, CAPN1, BSCL2, SAMHD1, PNPLA6, ERLIN1 , (...)

View the complete list with 59 more genes
Specificity
2 %
Genes
100 %
Hereditary spastic paraplegia AR, X-linked (NGS panel for 33 genes).

By CGC Genetics (Portugal).

SPG11, SPG7, TFG, ERLIN2, PNPLA6, GJC2, SPART, GBA2, DDHD1, TECPR2, SPG21, CYP2U1, ZFYVE26, FA2H, AP5Z1, VPS37A, C19orf12, CYP7B1, C12orf65, DDHD2 , (...)

View the complete list with 13 more genes
Specificity
4 %
Genes
100 %
Hereditary spastic paraplegia (NGS panel for 43 genes).

By CGC Genetics (Portugal).

RTN2, SPG11, ATL1, SPAST, SPG7, TFG, ERLIN2, BSCL2, PNPLA6, NIPA1, GJC2, SPART, GBA2, DDHD1, TECPR2, SPG21, CYP2U1, ZFYVE26, FA2H, AP5Z1 , (...)

View the complete list with 23 more genes
Specificity
3 %
Genes
100 %
Spastic Paraplegia 53 via VPS37A Gene Sequencing with CNV Detection.

By PreventionGenetics PreventionGenetics (United States).

VPS37A
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %
Complex Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Sequencing Panel with CNV Detection.

By PreventionGenetics PreventionGenetics (United States).

SACS, SLC16A2, KDM5C, SPG11, ATL1, SPAST, SPG7, TFG, UCHL1, USP8, VCP, ERLIN2, CAPN1, BSCL2, CCT5, PNPLA6, NIPA1, RAB3GAP2, BICD2, GJC2 , (...)

View the complete list with 50 more genes
Specificity
2 %
Genes
100 %
Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Comprehensive Sequencing Panel with CNV Detection.

By PreventionGenetics PreventionGenetics (United States).

RTN2, SACS, SLC16A2, KDM5C, SPG11, ATL1, SPAST, SPG7, TFG, UCHL1, USP8, VCP, ERLIN2, CAPN1, BSCL2, CCT5, PNPLA6, ERLIN1, NIPA1, RAB3GAP2 , (...)

View the complete list with 60 more genes
Specificity
2 %
Genes
100 %
Mental retardation - different panels.

By Institute of Human Genetics Uniklinik RWTH Aachen (Germany).

RGS7, RIT1, RMRP, BCS1L, RPL10, RPS6KA3, RRAS, SALL1, SC5D, ATXN10, BLM, SCN1A, SCN2A, SCN8A, SCO2, AIMP1, SDCCAG8, SDHA, SDHB, SGSH , (...)

View the complete list with 845 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
VPS37A.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center (Germany).

VPS37A
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %

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