Polymicrogyria and myoclonic epilepsy in autosomal recessive cutis laxa type 2A

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Cutis laxa syndromes are rare inherited disorders of skin and connective tissue metabolism associated with variable systemic involvement. The main clinical manifestation is loose, wrinkled, redundant, inelastic skin, hypotonia, typical facies including short nose and down-slanting palpebral fissures, and varying degrees of developmental delay. The aim of this report is to describe two siblings diagnosed with a moderate form of ATP6V0A2-related cutis laxa with polymicrogyria (cobblestone-like brain dysgenesis). One of the patients has myoclonic epilepsy which may have contributed to his more severe clinical presentation. The literature on cutis laxa syndromes is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-257
Number of pages7
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2016


  • Autosomal recessive cutis laxa type 2A
  • Myoclonic epilepsy
  • Polymicrogyria


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