neurocristopathy

neurocristopathy

 [noor″o-kris-top´ah-the]
any disease arising from maldevelopment of the neural crest.
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neu·ro·cris·top·a·thy

(nū'rō-kris-top'ă-thē),
Developmental anomaly arising from maldevelopment of neural crest cells.
[neuro- + L. crista, crest, + G. pathos, suffering]
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neu·ro·cris·top·a·thy

(nūr'ō-kris-top'ă-thē)
Any congenital anomaly resulting from abnormal development of the neural crest.
[neuro- + L. crista, crest, + G. pathos, suffering]
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Another potential application is for Hirschsprung disease, a common neurocristopathy disease in human neonates due to incomplete colonization of enteric ganglion cells.
Since mRNA for FGF-7 and FGF-10 are predominantly found in neural crest derived mesenchyme21, any neurocristopathy will directly affect their expression19.
Since it is caused by premature arrest of the migration of neural crest cells along the hindgut, it is also defined as neurocristopathy. [1]
NF1 or von Recklinghausen's disease is a neurocristopathy presenting with certain cutaneous, ophthalmologic, and skeletal manifestations [1].
Hirschsprung's disease (HD) or aganglionosis is the premature arrest of the craniocaudal migration of vagal neural crest cells in the hindgut between the 5th and 12th week of gestation to form the enteric nervous system and is regarded as a neurocristopathy. (4) The incidence of HD is estimated at 1 in 5000 live births.
Many unusual associations, for example, neurocristopathy, (27) neurilemmoblastosis, (28) or hypomelanosis of Ito, (29,30) are considered under sporadic GCK (type V), even though some may eventually be proven hereditary (eg, hypomelanosis of Ito).
Our work would not be possible without the countless Hirschsprung and neurocristopathy patients who have participated in our studies and the contributions of Stacey Bolk, Robert M.W.