Below is a summary for the HIVEP2 gene observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice. Click HERE for the full gene guide, which includes more information, such as chance of having another child with this condition, or specialists to consider for people with this condition.
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What is HIVEP2-related syndrome?
HIVEP2-related syndrome happens when there are changes to the HIVEP2 gene. These changes can keep the gene from working as it should.
The HIVEP2 gene plays a key role in the growth of the brain.
Because the HIVEP2 gene is important in the growth of the brain, many people who have HIVEP2-related syndrome have:
- Intellectual disability
- Behavior issues
- Low muscle tone
Do people who have HIVEP2-related syndrome look different?
People who have HIVEP2-related syndrome may look different. Appearance can vary and can include these features:
- High forehead
- Wide-set eyes
Research Article Summaries
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