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SHR Neuro Cancer Cardio Lipid

Waich, S; Roscher, A; Brunner-Krainz, M; Cortina, G; Kostl, G; Feichtinger, RG; Entenmann, A; Muller, T; Knisely, AS; Mayr, JA; Janecke, AR; Vodopiutz, J.
Severe Deoxyguanosine Kinase Deficiency in Austria: A 6-Patient Series
J PEDIATR GASTR NUTR. 2019; 68(1): E1-E6.
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Authors Med Uni Graz:
Brunner-Krainz Michaela
Knisely Alexander
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Abstract:
Mutations in the nuclear gene DGUOK, encoding deoxyguanosine kinase, cause an infantile hepatocerebral type of mitochondrial depletion syndrome (MDS). We report 6 MDS patients harboring bi-allelic DGUOK mutations, of which 3 are novel, including a large intragenic Austrian founder deletion. One patient was diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma aged 6 months, supporting a link between mitochondrial DNA depletion and tumorigenesis; liver transplantation proved beneficial with regard to both tumor treatment and psychomotor development.

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