Cornelia de Lange syndrome type 2

Cornelia de Lange syndrome type 2

A form (OMIM:30059)0 of Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CDLS), a clinically heterogeneous developmental disorder associated with malformations affecting multiple systems. CDLS is characterised by facial dysmorphisms, abnormal hands and feet, growth delay, cognitive retardation and various other malformations including gastroesophageal dysfunction and cardiac, ophthalmologic and genitourinary anomalies.

Molecular pathology
Defects of SMC1A, which encodes a protein that plays a critical role in the cohesin complex required for chromosome cohesion during cell cycle, cause Cornelia de Lange syndrome type 2.