GFAP gene related symptoms and diseases

All the information presented here about the GFAP gene and its related diseases, symptoms, and test panels has been aggregated from the following public sources: NCBIGENE,ORPHANET,HGNC,OMIM, Mendelian Rare Disease Search Engine.

Top 5 symptoms and clinical features associated to GFAP gene

Symptoms // Phenotype % Cases
Vomiting Uncommon - Between 30% and 50% cases
Respiratory insufficiency Uncommon - Between 30% and 50% cases
Respiratory failure Uncommon - Between 30% and 50% cases
Peripheral demyelination Uncommon - Between 30% and 50% cases
Recurrent singultus Uncommon - Between 30% and 50% cases

Other less frequent symptoms and clinical features

Patients with GFAP gene alterations may also develop some of the following symptoms and phenotypes:
  • Rarely - Less than 30% cases

  • Pain
  • Sudden cardiac death
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Clonus
  • Diplopia
  • Cerebral calcification
  • Amenorrhea

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Rare diseases associated to GFAP gene

Here you will find a list of rare diseases related to the GFAP. You can also use our tool to get a more accurate diagnosis based on your current symptoms.


NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA


Alternate names

NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA Is also known as devic disease

Description

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and NMO spectrum disorders are inflammatory demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system characterized mainly by attacks of uni- or bilateral optic neuritis (ON) and acute myelitis.

Most common symptoms of NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA

  • Pain
  • Respiratory insufficiency
  • Vomiting
  • Visual loss
  • Respiratory failure


More info about NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA

SOURCES: MESH ORPHANET

ALEXANDER DISEASE; ALXDRD


Description

In decreasing order of frequency, 3 forms of Alexander disease are recognized, based on age of onset: infantile, juvenile, and adult. Younger patients typically present with seizures, megalencephaly, developmental delay, and spasticity. In older patients, bulbar or pseudobulbar symptoms predominate, frequently accompanied by spasticity. The disease is progressive, with most patients dying within 10 years of onset. Imaging studies of the brain typically show cerebral white matter abnormalities, preferentially affecting the frontal region (Gorospe et al., 2002). All 3 forms have been shown to be caused by mutations in the GFAP gene.

Most common symptoms of ALEXANDER DISEASE; ALXDRD

  • Intellectual disability
  • Seizures
  • Global developmental delay
  • Scoliosis
  • Ataxia


More info about ALEXANDER DISEASE; ALXDRD

SOURCES: ORPHANET OMIM

ALEXANDER DISEASE TYPE I


Alternate names

ALEXANDER DISEASE TYPE I Is also known as axd type i

Description

Alexander disease type I (AxD type I) is an astrogliopathy and the most severe and common form of Alexander disease (AxD; see this term), presenting before the age of 4 and characterized by seizures, megalencephaly and developmental delay with progressive deterioration.


More info about ALEXANDER DISEASE TYPE I

SOURCES: ORPHANET

ALEXANDER DISEASE TYPE II


Alternate names

ALEXANDER DISEASE TYPE II Is also known as axd type ii

Description

Alexander disease type II (AxD type II) is an astrogliopathy and a form of Alexander disease (AxD; see this term) characterized by ataxia, bulbar symptoms, spastic paraparesis, palatal myoclonus, and autonomic symptoms.


More info about ALEXANDER DISEASE TYPE II

SOURCES: ORPHANET


Potential gene panels for GFAP gene

Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation Panel

United States.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation that also includes the following genes: SCN1A SCN1B SCN2A SCN3A SCN5A SCN8A SCN9A SHH ST3GAL3 ST3GAL5

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Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation - Syndromic Disorders Panel

United States.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation - Syndromic Disorders that also includes the following genes: SYNGAP1 TBX1 TSC1 TSC2 SETBP1 PANK2 ADGRV1 ATP6V0A2 MAGI2 VPS13A

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Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation - Intellectual Disability Panel

United States.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation - Intellectual Disability that also includes the following genes: SLC35A2 SLC6A8 SLC9A6 SMC1A KDM5C SMS SNAP25 CDKL5 SYN1 SYP

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GFAP (Alexander Disease) Sequencing Test Panel

United States.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Ataxia Exome Panel Panel

United States.

By Genetic Services Laboratory University of Chicago Ataxia Exome Panel that also includes the following genes: BCS1L RTN2 SACS SCN1A SCN2A SCN8A SCO1 SDHA SDHD SLC16A2

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Alexander disease Panel

Switzerland.

By Human Genetics University Hospital Bern

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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GFAP Gene Sequencing Panel

United States.

By GeneDx

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Alexander Disease Panel

Czech Republic.

By Clinic of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine General University Hospital in Prague and First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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GFAP. Complete sequencing Panel

Spain.

By Instituto de Medicina Genomica Instituto de Medicina Genomica

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Macrocephaly (NGS panel for 16 genes) Panel

Portugal.

By CGC Genetics Macrocephaly (NGS panel for 16 genes) that also includes the following genes: MED12 NSD1 MLC1 HEPACAM DHCR24 EZH2 AKT3 GFAP GPC3 ASPA

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Alexander disease (sequence analysis of GFAP gene) Panel

Portugal.

By CGC Genetics

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Comprehensive Epilepsy and Seizure Sequencing Panel with CNV Detection Panel

United States.

By PreventionGenetics PreventionGenetics Comprehensive Epilepsy and Seizure Sequencing Panel with CNV Detection that also includes the following genes: RORB SCN10A SCN1A SCN1B SCN2A SCN8A SCN9A ST3GAL3 ST3GAL5 SLC17A5

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Alexander Disease via GFAP Gene Sequencing with CNV Detection Panel

United States.

By PreventionGenetics PreventionGenetics

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Leukodystrophy and Leukoencephalopathy Sequencing Panel with CNV Detection Panel

United States.

By PreventionGenetics PreventionGenetics Leukodystrophy and Leukoencephalopathy Sequencing Panel with CNV Detection that also includes the following genes: SCP2 AIMP1 SDHB SLC16A2 SLC17A5 SLC25A1 SLC25A12 SLC25A4 SOX10 SPG11

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Mental retardation - different panels Panel

Germany.

By Institute of Human Genetics Uniklinik RWTH Aachen Mental retardation - different panels that also includes the following genes: RGS7 RIT1 RMRP BCS1L RPL10 RPS6KA3 RRAS SALL1 SC5D ATXN10

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Macrocephaly Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Macrocephaly that also includes the following genes: SYN1 MED12 TSC1 TSC2 NSD1 CCND2 RAB39B MLC1 BRWD3 CDKN1C

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GFAP Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Mitochondrial Leucodystrophy Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Mitochondrial Leucodystrophy that also includes the following genes: DARS2 EIF2AK3 SDHAF1 GFAP AUH

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Neurogenetic Disorders - panels Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Neurogenetic Disorders - panels that also includes the following genes: BCS1L RTN2 RYR1 SACS SCN1A SCN1B SCN2A SCN8A SCO1 SCO2

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Mental Retardation and Dysmorphology - panels Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Mental Retardation and Dysmorphology - panels that also includes the following genes: RIT1 ROR2 RPL10 RPS6KA3 RRAS SALL1 SF3B4 SGSH ST3GAL3 SLC16A2

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Syndromal Diseases - panels Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Syndromal Diseases - panels that also includes the following genes: RIT1 ROR2 RPL10 RPS6KA3 RRAS SALL1 SF3B4 SGSH ST3GAL3 SLC16A2

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Epileptic Encephalopathy Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Epileptic Encephalopathy that also includes the following genes: SCN1A SCN1B SCN2A SCN8A SGCE SLC2A1 SPTAN1 CDKL5 STXBP1 SYNGAP1

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Epilepsy and Mitochondrial Encephalopathy Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Epilepsy and Mitochondrial Encephalopathy that also includes the following genes: SCN1A SCN1B SCN2A SCN8A SCO1 SCO2 SDHA SDHB SDHC SDHD

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Mitochondrial Diseases Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Mitochondrial Diseases that also includes the following genes: BCS1L SCO1 SCO2 SDHA SDHB SDHC SDHD SLC19A2 SLC22A5 SLC25A12

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Mitochondrial Encephalopathy Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Mitochondrial Encephalopathy that also includes the following genes: BCS1L SCO1 SCO2 SDHA SDHB SDHC SDHD SLC19A2 SLC25A12 SLC25A3

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Epilepsy Panel

Germany.

By MGZ Medical Genetics Center Epilepsy that also includes the following genes: SCN1A SCN1B SCN2A SCN8A SCO1 SCO2 SDHA SDHB SDHC SDHD

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Alexander disease (GFAP) Panel

Netherlands.

By VU University Medical Center Metabolic Unit, PX 1X 009

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Alexander disease Panel

Germany.

By Centogene AG - the Rare Disease Company

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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AllNeuro panel Panel

Germany.

By Centogene AG - the Rare Disease Company AllNeuro panel that also includes the following genes: BCS1L ROR2 RPL10 BDNF RPS6KA3 RTN2 RYR1 SACS BIN1 SBF1

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Leukodystrophy / Leukencephalopathy Panel Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH Leukodystrophy / Leukencephalopathy Panel that also includes the following genes: AIMP1 SOX10 TREX1 SAMHD1 MLC1 GJC2 RNASEH2A CLCN2 SUMF1 L2HGDH

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Macrocephaly Panel Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH Macrocephaly Panel that also includes the following genes: MED12 NSD1 MLC1 HEPACAM DHCR24 EZH2 AKT3 GCDH GFAP GPC3

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Leukodystrophy and Leukoencephalopathy Panel Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH Leukodystrophy and Leukoencephalopathy Panel that also includes the following genes: AIMP1 SOX10 TREX1 SAMHD1 MLC1 GJC2 RNASEH2A CLCN2 SUMF1 L2HGDH

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Macrocephaly Panel Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH Macrocephaly Panel that also includes the following genes: MED12 NSD1 MLC1 HEPACAM DHCR24 EZH2 AKT3 GCDH GFAP GPC3

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Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias (HSP) and differential diagnoses Panel Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias (HSP) and differential diagnoses Panel that also includes the following genes: RTN2 SACS AIMP1 SLC16A2 SLC1A4 SLC25A15 SOD1 SOX10 SPG11 ATL1

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Ataxia and differential diagnoses Panel Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH Ataxia and differential diagnoses Panel that also includes the following genes: RPIA SACS ATXN1 ATXN10 ATXN2 ATXN7 SCN2A SLC17A5 SLC1A3 SLC6A1

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Basal ganglia calcification Panel Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH Basal ganglia calcification Panel that also includes the following genes: SLC20A2 BRAF TBCE TREX1 TYROBP XPR1 CA2 PANK2 SAMHD1 TREM2

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Leukodystrophy / Leukencephalopathy and differential diagnoses Panel Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH Leukodystrophy / Leukencephalopathy and differential diagnoses Panel that also includes the following genes: BCS1L SCO2 SCP2 AIMP1 SDHA SLC16A2 SLC17A5 SLC25A1 SLC25A12 SOX10

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Single gene testing GFAP Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Leukodystrophy / Leukoencephalopathy Panel Panel

Germany.

By CeGaT GmbH Leukodystrophy / Leukoencephalopathy Panel that also includes the following genes: SCP2 AIMP1 SLC16A2 SLC17A5 SOX10 ACOX1 TREX1 TYROBP VPS11 SAMHD1

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Leukodystrophy and Leukoencephalopathy Panel

Estonia.

By Asper Biogene Asper Biogene LLC Leukodystrophy and Leukoencephalopathy that also includes the following genes: SCP2 AIMP1 SOX10 TREX1 SAMHD1 MLC1 GJC2 RNASEH2A CLCN2 SUMF1

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Alexander disease: GFAP gene sequence analysis Panel

Spain.

By GENETAQ Molecular Genetics Centre and Diagnosis of Rare Diseases

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Leukodistrophy Panel

Spain.

By GENETAQ Molecular Genetics Centre and Diagnosis of Rare Diseases Leukodistrophy that also includes the following genes: SCP2 AIMP1 SDHA SLC16A2 SOX10 TREX1 TYROBP BEST1 SAMHD1 MLC1

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Epilepsy NGS Panel Panel

United States.

By Fulgent Genetics Fulgent Genetics Epilepsy NGS Panel that also includes the following genes: BCS1L SCN10A SCN1A SCN1B SCN2A SCN2B SCN3A SCN4A SCN4B SCN5A

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Leukoencephalopathy NGS Panel Panel

United States.

By Fulgent Genetics Fulgent Genetics Leukoencephalopathy NGS Panel that also includes the following genes: SCP2 SLC25A12 ACOX1 MLC1 GJC2 ABAT CSF1R FAM126A DARS2 HEPACAM

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Intellectual Disability NGS Panel Panel

United States.

By Fulgent Genetics Fulgent Genetics Intellectual Disability NGS Panel that also includes the following genes: BCS1L RPS6KA3 SACS BIN1 SCN1A SCN8A SDCCAG8 SGCA SGSH ST3GAL3

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GFAP Panel

United States.

By Fulgent Genetics Fulgent Genetics

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Comprehensive Epilepsy NGS Panel Panel

United States.

By Fulgent Genetics Fulgent Genetics Comprehensive Epilepsy NGS Panel that also includes the following genes: BCS1L RYR3 SCN10A SCN1A SCN1B SCN2A SCN2B SCN3A SCN4A SCN4B

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Ataxia Panel Panel

Finland.

By Blueprint Genetics Ataxia Panel that also includes the following genes: SACS SLC1A3 SLC20A2 SLC2A1 SLC9A6 SPG7 SPTBN2 STUB1 TWNK ACO2

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Macrocephaly / Overgrowth Syndrome Panel Panel

Finland.

By Blueprint Genetics Macrocephaly / Overgrowth Syndrome Panel that also includes the following genes: SYN1 MED12 TSC1 TSC2 NSD1 CCND2 RAB39B MLC1 BRWD3 CDKN1C

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Leukodystrophy and Leukoencephalopathy Panel Panel

Finland.

By Blueprint Genetics Leukodystrophy and Leukoencephalopathy Panel that also includes the following genes: SCO1 AIMP1 SOX10 TREX1 GFM1 NDUFAF5 SAMHD1 NFU1 MRPL44 MLC1

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Comprehensive Epilepsy Panel Panel

Finland.

By Blueprint Genetics Comprehensive Epilepsy Panel that also includes the following genes: SCN1A SCN1B SCN2A SCN8A SCN9A SCO1 AIMP1 ST3GAL3 ST3GAL5 SLC25A1

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Alexander disease Panel

Spain.

By Bioarray

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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ALEXANDER SYNDROME Panel

Spain.

By Laboratorio de Genetica Clinica SL

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Alexander disease Panel

Canada.

By LifeLabs Genetics

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Alexander Disease, Sequencing GFAP Gene Panel

Spain.

By Reference Laboratory Genetics

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Leukodystrophies , Panel Massive Sequencing (NGS) 57 genes Panel

Spain.

By Reference Laboratory Genetics Leukodystrophies , Panel Massive Sequencing (NGS) 57 genes that also includes the following genes: AIMP1 SDHA SLC16A2 SOX10 TREX1 TYROBP BEST1 SAMHD1 MLC1 GJC2

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Macrocephaly , Panel Massive Sequencing (NGS) 16 Genes Panel

Spain.

By Reference Laboratory Genetics Macrocephaly , Panel Massive Sequencing (NGS) 16 Genes that also includes the following genes: MED12 NSD1 MLC1 HEPACAM DHCR24 EZH2 AKT3 GFAP GPC3 ASPA

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Alexander's disease Panel

Germany.

By Labor Dr. Wisplinghoff

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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Alexander disease - GFAP gene sequencing Panel

India.

By Foundation for Research In Genetics and Endocrinology and Institute of Human Genetics Institute of Human Genetics

This panel specifically test the GFAP gene.

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