Rare Diseases

Gene that causes rare disorder Opitz C syndrome identified

Opitz C syndrome is a genetic disease that causes severe disabilities in patients.

Opitz C syndrom does not offer treatment possibilities, prenatal diagnosis or genetic counseling. (Photo: Pixabay)
Opitz C syndrom does not offer treatment possibilities, prenatal diagnosis or genetic counseling. (Photo: Pixabay)

Washington D.C.: A team of researchers has identified the gene that causes Opitz C syndrome in the only patient diagnosed with this ultra-rare disorder in Catalonia.

Opitz C syndrome is a genetic disease that causes severe disabilities in patients and has been diagnosed in three people in the…