Growth delay-intellectual disability-hepatopathy syndrome

What is Growth delay-intellectual disability-hepatopathy syndrome?

A rare, genetic, syndromic intellectual disability disease characterized by severe intrauterine and post-natal growth delay, moderate to severe intellectual disability, and neonatal-onset hepatopathy with fibrosis, steatosis, and/or cholestasis, occasionally leading to liver failure. Additional variable manifestations include muscular hypotonia, zinc deficiency, recurrent infections, diabetes mellitus, joint contractures, skin and joint laxity, hypervitaminosis D, and sensorineural hearing loss.

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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