Stiff Skin Syndrome

Description

Stiff skin syndrome is a rare, slowly progressive cutaneous disease characterized by rock-hard skin bound firmly to the underlying tissues (mainly on the shoulders, lower back, buttocks and thighs), mild hypertrichosis and hyperpigmentation overlying the affected areas of skin, as well as limited joint mobility (mainly of large joints) with flexion contractures. Cutaneous nodules, affecting mostly distal interphalangeal joints, as well as extracutaneous manifestations, including diffuse entrapment neuropathy, scoliosis, a tiptoe gait and a narrow thorax, may be associated. Restrictive pulmonary changes, muscle weakness, short stature and growth delay have also been reported. No vascular hyperreactivity, immunologic abnormalities nor visceral, muscular or bone involvement has been described.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Stiff Skin Syndrome

  • Short stature
  • Scoliosis
  • Strabismus
  • Sensorineural hearing impairment
  • Muscle weakness
  • Flexion contracture
  • Hypertension
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Midface retrusion
  • Severe short stature

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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.

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Stiff Skin Syndrome 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 %
FBN1 Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis.

By Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (United States).

FBN1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %
FBN1 Deletion/Duplication Analysis.

By Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (United States).

FBN1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %
FBN1 Sequence Analysis (Prenatal Diagnosis).

By Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (United States).

FBN1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %
Low Bone Mass Panel (MitomeNGS).

By Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (United States).

SLC34A1, SLC9A3R1, TNFRSF11A, TNFRSF11B, IFITM5, SP7, FKBP10, P3H1, SLC39A13, COL1A2, COL3A1, COL5A1, COL5A2, CRTAP, FBN1, ALPL, SERPINF1, PLOD2, PLOD3, PPIB , (...)

View the complete list with 1 more genes
Specificity
5 %
Genes
100 %
NGS Aortic Dysfunction or Dilation and Related Disorders Panel.

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

SKI, TGFB2, TGFBR1, TGFBR2, ACTA2, SLC2A10, CBS, COL3A1, COL5A1, COL5A2, ELN, FBLN5, FBN1, FBN2, SMAD3, MYH11, MYLK, NOTCH1, PLOD1
Specificity
6 %
Genes
100 %
NGS Connective Tissue Disorders Panel.

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

SKI, TGFB2, TGFBR1, TGFBR2, TNXB, ACTA2, SLC2A10, CBS, ACVR1, ATP6V0A2, FKBP14, SLC39A13, ADAMTS2, COL11A1, COL1A2, COL3A1, COL5A1, COL5A2, ZNF469, CHST14 , (...)

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Specificity
4 %
Genes
100 %
Marfan syndrome.

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

FBN1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %

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