MCID: CRR002
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Currarino Syndrome

Categories: Genetic diseases, Rare diseases, Reproductive diseases, Bone diseases, Fetal diseases

Aliases & Classifications for Currarino Syndrome

MalaCards integrated aliases for Currarino Syndrome:

Name: Currarino Syndrome 54 50 24 56 71 13
Currarino Triad 50 24 56 29 69
Partial Sacral Agenesis with Intact First Sacral Vertebra, Presacral Mass and Anorectal Malformation 50
Curras 71

Characteristics:

Orphanet epidemiological data:

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currarino triad
Inheritance: Autosomal dominant,Not applicable; Age of onset: All ages;

OMIM:

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Inheritance:
autosomal dominant

Miscellaneous:
reduced penetrance
heterozygotes - 39% severe phenotype, 28% clinically symptomatic, 28% x-ray changes only, 4% non-penetrant
currarino triad includes - hemisacrum, presacral mass (anterior meningocele, enteric cyst, and/or presacral teratoma) and anorectal anomalies


HPO:

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currarino syndrome:
Onset and clinical course incomplete penetrance
Inheritance autosomal dominant inheritance


Classifications:



Summaries for Currarino Syndrome

NIH Rare Diseases : 50 currarino triad or syndrome is an autosomal dominant hereditary condition which is characterized by the triad of sacral agenesis abnormalities (abnormally developed lower spine), anorectal malformation (most commonly in the form of anorectal stenosis) and presacral mass consisting of a teratoma, anterior sacral meningocele or both. however only 1 out of 5 cases of currarino triad has all three abnormalities present. currarino triad is considered a spectrum disorder with a wide variation in severity. up to one-third of the patients are asymptomatic and may only be diagnosed during adulthood only on x-rays and ultrasound examinations that are performed for different reasons. currarino triad is most often caused by mutations in the mnx1 gene. treatment depends on the type and severity of abnormalities present, but may involve surgery. last updated: 3/30/2016

MalaCards based summary : Currarino Syndrome, also known as currarino triad, is related to caudal regression syndrome and imperforate anus, and has symptoms including hypospadias, bifid scrotum and vesicoureteral reflux. An important gene associated with Currarino Syndrome is MNX1 (Motor Neuron And Pancreas Homeobox 1). Affiliated tissues include bone, kidney and uterus, and related phenotypes are digestive/alimentary and respiratory system

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot : 71 Currarino syndrome: The triad of a presacral tumor, sacral agenesis and anorectal malformation constitutes the Currarino syndrome which is caused by dorsal-ventral patterning defects during embryonic development. The syndrome occurs in the majority of patients as an autosomal dominant trait.

Wikipedia : 72 The Currarino syndrome (also Currarino triad) is an inherited congenital disorder where (1) the sacrum... more...

Description from OMIM: 176450

Related Diseases for Currarino Syndrome

Diseases related to Currarino Syndrome via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

(show all 14)
id Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 caudal regression syndrome 11.2
2 imperforate anus 10.8
3 meningocele 10.0
4 dermoid cyst 9.7
5 teratoma 9.7
6 leiomyomatosis 9.7
7 neuronitis 9.7
8 meningitis 9.7
9 trimethylaminuria 9.7
10 anal fistula 9.7
11 holoprosencephaly 9.7
12 sacrococcygeal teratoma 9.7
13 neuroendocrine tumor 9.7
14 wolff-parkinson-white syndrome 7.9 GDF11 HOXA@ HOXD@ MNX1 PCSK5

Graphical network of the top 20 diseases related to Currarino Syndrome:



Diseases related to Currarino Syndrome

Symptoms & Phenotypes for Currarino Syndrome

Symptoms via clinical synopsis from OMIM:

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Genitourinary- Bladder:
recurrent urinary tract infections
neurogenic bladder
urinary incontinence

Genitourinary- Ureters:
vesicoureteral reflux

Abdomen- Gastroin testinal:
imperforate anus
abdominal distention
chronic constipation
anal atresia
gastrointestinal obstruction
more
Neurologic- Central Nervous System:
anterior sacral meningocele
tethered cord
developmental delay (microdeletion patients only)

Genitourinary- Kidneys:
horseshoe kidney

Genitourinary- Internal Genitalia Female:
bicornuate uterus
rectovaginal fistula
septate vagina

Skeletal- Spine:
preserved s1 vertebrae
hemisacrum (s2-s5) (75%)
bifid sacrum (22%)

Neoplasia:
presacral teratoma


Clinical features from OMIM:

176450

Human phenotypes related to Currarino Syndrome:

56 32 (show all 30)
id Description HPO Frequency Orphanet Frequency HPO Source Accession
1 hypospadias 56 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0000047
2 bifid scrotum 56 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0000048
3 vesicoureteral reflux 56 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0000076
4 arteriovenous malformation 56 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0100026
5 male pseudohermaphroditism 56 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0000037
6 hypoplasia of penis 56 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0008736
7 lower limb asymmetry 56 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0100559
8 abnormality of the intestine 56 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0002242
9 aplasia/hypoplasia of the sacrum 56 32 hallmark (90%) Very frequent (99-80%) HP:0008517
10 recurrent urinary tract infections 32 HP:0000010
11 global developmental delay 32 HP:0001263
12 horseshoe kidney 32 HP:0000085
13 neurogenic bladder 32 HP:0000011
14 hemisacrum 32 very rare (1%) HP:0009790
15 urinary incontinence 32 HP:0000020
16 bicornuate uterus 32 HP:0000813
17 abdominal distention 32 HP:0003270
18 chronic constipation 32 HP:0012450
19 anal stenosis 32 HP:0002025
20 anal atresia 32 HP:0002023
21 gastrointestinal obstruction 32 HP:0004796
22 anal fistula 32 HP:0010447
23 rectovaginal fistula 32 HP:0000143
24 septate vagina 32 HP:0001153
25 anterior sacral meningocele 32 HP:0007293
26 tethered cord 32 HP:0002144
27 presacral teratoma 32 HP:0009793
28 perianal abscess 32 HP:0009789
29 sacrococcygeal teratoma 32 hallmark (90%) HP:0030736
30 bifid sacrum 32 very rare (1%) HP:0009791

UMLS symptoms related to Currarino Syndrome:


chronic constipation

MGI Mouse Phenotypes related to Currarino Syndrome:

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id Description MGI Source Accession Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 digestive/alimentary MP:0005381 9.13 GDF11 MNX1 PCSK5
2 respiratory system MP:0005388 8.8 GDF11 MNX1 PCSK5

Drugs & Therapeutics for Currarino Syndrome

Interventional clinical trials:


id Name Status NCT ID Phase Drugs
1 Characterization of At-risk Population for Pre-sacral Tumor in CURRARINO Syndrome Completed NCT00780117

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Genetic Tests for Currarino Syndrome

Genetic tests related to Currarino Syndrome:

id Genetic test Affiliating Genes
1 Currarino Triad 29
2 Currarino Syndrome 24 MNX1

Anatomical Context for Currarino Syndrome

MalaCards organs/tissues related to Currarino Syndrome:

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Bone, Kidney, Uterus, Testes, Pancreas

Publications for Currarino Syndrome

Articles related to Currarino Syndrome:

(show all 48)
id Title Authors Year
1
Carcinoid transformation of presacral dermoid cyst in patient with currarino syndrome: a case report. ( 28612626 )
2017
2
Whole exome sequencing of sporadic patients with Currarino Syndrome: A report of three trios. ( 28456592 )
2017
3
Currarino Syndrome in a Fetus, Infant, Child, and Adolescent: SpectrumA of Clinical Presentations and Imaging Findings. ( 27887934 )
2017
4
Currarino syndrome: does the presence of a genetic anomaly correlate with a more severe phenotype? A multicentre study. ( 28689883 )
2017
5
First case of Currarino Syndrome and Trimethylaminuria: two rare diseases for a complex clinical presentation. ( 27335202 )
2016
6
Ectopic Vas Deferens Inserting Into Distal Retroiliac Ureter in the Currarino Syndrome. ( 27233932 )
2016
7
A Very Rare Cause of Anal Atresia: Currarino Syndrome. ( 27081429 )
2016
8
Currarino syndrome: Rare clinical variants. ( 27695213 )
2016
9
Comprehensive review of the duplication 3q syndrome and report of a patient with Currarino syndrome and de novo duplication 3q26.32-q27.2. ( 27549440 )
2016
10
Currarino Syndrome and the Effect of a Large Anterior Sacral Meningocele on Distal Colostogram in an Anorectal Malformation. ( 27761181 )
2016
11
Malignant transformation in sacrococcygeal teratoma and in presacral teratoma associated with Currarino syndrome: a comparative study. ( 25746708 )
2015
12
Phenotype analysis impacts testing strategy in patients with Currarino syndrome. ( 25691298 )
2015
13
Complete currarino syndrome recognized in adulthood. ( 25861544 )
2015
14
Currarino syndrome and spinal dysraphism. ( 24745342 )
2014
15
Currarino syndrome in an adult presenting with a presacral abscess: a case report. ( 24571710 )
2014
16
A late-recognized Currarino syndrome in an adult revealed by an anal fistula. ( 24704728 )
2014
17
Currarino Syndrome and HPE Microform Associated with a 2.7-Mb Deletion in 7q36.3 Excluding SHH Gene. ( 24550762 )
2014
18
Currarino syndrome: report of five consecutive patients. ( 24013264 )
2014
19
Urological outcome in patients with Currarino syndrome. ( 25475810 )
2014
20
Familial Currarino syndrome associated with Hirschsprung disease: two cases of a mother and daughter. ( 23331821 )
2013
21
A 5.8 kb deletion removing the entire MNX1 gene in a Norwegian family with Currarino syndrome. ( 23370340 )
2013
22
Currarino syndrome: variable imaging features in three siblings with HLXB9 gene mutation. ( 23466002 )
2013
23
Currarino syndrome at Rikshospitalet 1961-2012. ( 24287836 )
2013
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Anterior sacral meningocele in a patient with currarino syndrome as a cause of ileus. ( 23590527 )
2013
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Epidermoid cyst inside anterior sacral meningocele in an adult patient of Currarino syndrome manifesting with meningitis. ( 23015348 )
2012
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Urodynamic findings in patients with Currarino syndrome. ( 22503009 )
2012
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A novel HLXB9 mutation in a Chinese family with Currarino syndrome. ( 21960426 )
2012
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Novel mutations in the MNX1 gene in two families with Currarino syndrome and variable phenotype. ( 22820079 )
2012
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Mutation analysis of the motor neuron and pancreas homeobox 1 (MNX1, former HLXB9) gene in Swedish patients with Currarino syndrome. ( 21763840 )
2011
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Currarino syndrome with pelvic neuroendocrine tumor diagnosed by post-mortem genetic analysis of tissue specimens. ( 21915987 )
2011
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Variable presentations of Currarino syndrome in three members of the same family. ( 20146075 )
2010
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Spectrum of HLXB9 gene mutations in Currarino syndrome and genotype-phenotype correlation. ( 18449898 )
2008
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VACTERL/caudal regression/Currarino syndrome-like malformations in mice with mutation in the proprotein convertase Pcsk5. ( 18519639 )
2008
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Adult index patient with Currarino syndrome due to a novel HLXB9 mutation, c.336dupG (p.P113fsX224), presenting with Hirschsprung's disease, cephalgia, and lumbodynia. ( 17183586 )
2007
35
Currarino syndrome shown by prenatal onset ventriculomegaly and spinal dysraphism. ( 17352395 )
2007
36
Clinical and genetic analysis of HLXB9 gene in Korean patients with Currarino syndrome. ( 17612791 )
2007
37
A previously unreported mutation in a Currarino syndrome kindred. ( 16906559 )
2006
38
Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata in association with Currarino syndrome? ( 16686944 )
2006
39
[Currarino syndrome--a case report]. ( 18785437 )
2006
40
Population differences in the polyalanine domain and 6 new mutations in HLXB9 in patients with Currarino syndrome. ( 16254195 )
2006
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New clinical and therapeutic perspectives in Currarino syndrome (study of 29 cases). ( 16410121 )
2006
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[Currarino syndrome: variability of imaging findings in 22 molecular-genetically identified (HLXB9 mutation) patients from five families]. ( 15088182 )
2004
43
Minimal clinical expression of the holoprosencephaly spectrum and of Currarino syndrome due to different cytogenetic rearrangements deleting the Sonic Hedgehog gene and the HLXB9 gene at 7q36.3. ( 15211664 )
2004
44
Spectrum of mutations and genotype-phenotype analysis in Currarino syndrome. ( 11528505 )
2001
45
Mutation analysis and embryonic expression of the HLXB9 Currarino syndrome gene. ( 10749657 )
2000
46
Autosomal dominant sacral agenesis: Currarino syndrome. ( 10922380 )
2000
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Involvement of the HLXB9 homeobox gene in Currarino syndrome. ( 10631160 )
2000
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Posterior sagittal approach for Currarino syndrome with anterior sacral meningocele: a case report. ( 10917308 )
2000

Variations for Currarino Syndrome

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot genetic disease variations for Currarino Syndrome:

71 (show all 11)
id Symbol AA change Variation ID SNP ID
1 MNX1 p.Arg245Gly VAR_017874
2 MNX1 p.Arg245His VAR_017875
3 MNX1 p.Thr246Ser VAR_017876 rs121912548
4 MNX1 p.Trp288Gly VAR_017877
5 MNX1 p.Trp288Leu VAR_017878
6 MNX1 p.Gln290Pro VAR_017879
7 MNX1 p.Arg292Trp VAR_017880
8 MNX1 p.Arg293Gln VAR_017881
9 MNX1 p.Arg293Trp VAR_017882
10 MNX1 p.Arg243Trp VAR_068473
11 MNX1 p.Phe289Ser VAR_068474

ClinVar genetic disease variations for Currarino Syndrome:

6 (show all 12)
id Gene Variation Type Significance SNP ID Assembly Location
1 MNX1 MNX1, 1-BP DEL, 652A deletion Pathogenic
2 MNX1 NM_005515.3(MNX1): c.775C> T (p.Gln259Ter) single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs121912546 GRCh37 Chromosome 7, 156799250: 156799250
3 MNX1 MNX1, 1-BP DEL, 414C deletion Pathogenic
4 MNX1 NM_005515.3(MNX1): c.492C> A (p.Tyr164Ter) single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs121912547 GRCh37 Chromosome 7, 156802553: 156802553
5 MNX1 MNX1, 1-BP INS, 125C insertion Pathogenic
6 MNX1 MNX1, IVS2, A-G, -2 single nucleotide variant Pathogenic
7 MNX1 MNX1, IVS2, G-A, +1 single nucleotide variant Pathogenic
8 MNX1 NM_005515.3(MNX1): c.736A> T (p.Thr246Ser) single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs121912548 GRCh37 Chromosome 7, 156799289: 156799289
9 MNX1 MNX1, 24-BP DEL/2-BP INS, NT577 indel Pathogenic
10 MNX1 NM_005515.3(MNX1): c.844G> T (p.Glu282Ter) single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs121912549 GRCh37 Chromosome 7, 156799181: 156799181
11 subset of 84 genes:SOX2 NC_000003.12: g.177772523_185716872dup duplication Likely pathogenic GRCh38 Chromosome 3, 177772523: 185716872
12 MNX1 NM_005515.3(MNX1): c.53dup (p.Arg19Thrfs) duplication Pathogenic GRCh38 Chromosome 7, 157010298: 157010298

Expression for Currarino Syndrome

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Pathways for Currarino Syndrome

GO Terms for Currarino Syndrome

Biological processes related to Currarino Syndrome according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

id Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 anterior/posterior pattern specification GO:0009952 8.62 GDF11 PCSK5

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