MCID: MRC004
MIFTS: 37

Murcs Association malady

Categories: Rare diseases, Reproductive diseases, Nephrological diseases, Ear diseases

Aliases & Classifications for Murcs Association

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Aliases & Descriptions for Murcs Association:

Name: Murcs Association 45 24
Klippel-Feil Deformity, Conductive Deafness, and Absent Vagina 45 65
 
Mullerian Duct Aplasia, Unilateral Renal Agenesis, and Cervicothoracic Somite Anomalies 45

Characteristics:

HPO:

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Inheritance: sporadic


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Summaries for Murcs Association

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NIH Rare Diseases:45 Murcs association stands for (mu)llerian, (r)enal, (c)ervicothoracic (s)omite abnormalities and is a developmental disorder that primarily affects the reproductive and urinary systems.  most individuals with murcs association are female, although males can also have this condition.  females with murcs association can have an absent or abnormally shaped uterus. in rare cases, the vagina is also affected. both males and females with murcs association can have absent or abnormally formed reproductive tubes (usually the fallopian tubes in females and the vas deferens in males), kidney abnormalities, and short stature (adult height of less than 5 feet). additional symptoms might include fused spinal bones in the neck and upper back and hearing loss. these symptoms may vary from person to person.  murcs association is present at birth but may not be noticed until after puberty, especially when an affected female does not receive her first period.  this condition does not alter a person’s life expectancy. last updated: 4/6/2011

MalaCards based summary: Murcs Association, also known as klippel-feil deformity, conductive deafness, and absent vagina, is related to mayer-rokitansky-küster-hauser syndrome type 2 and klippel-feil syndrome 1, autosomal dominant, and has symptoms including abnormal localization of kidney, renal hypoplasia/aplasia and short stature. An important gene associated with Murcs Association is TBX3 (T-Box 3), and among its related pathways are Signaling pathways regulating pluripotency of stem cells and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation Pathways and Lineage-specific Markers. Affiliated tissues include kidney, uterus and bone, and related mouse phenotypes are muscle and embryo.

Related Diseases for Murcs Association

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Diseases related to murcs association

Symptoms for Murcs Association

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HPO human phenotypes related to Murcs Association:

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id Description Frequency HPO Source Accession
1 abnormal localization of kidney hallmark (90%) HP:0100542
2 renal hypoplasia/aplasia hallmark (90%) HP:0008678
3 short stature hallmark (90%) HP:0004322
4 vertebral segmentation defect hallmark (90%) HP:0003422
5 low posterior hairline hallmark (90%) HP:0002162
6 short neck hallmark (90%) HP:0000470
7 abnormality of female internal genitalia hallmark (90%) HP:0000008
8 sprengel anomaly typical (50%) HP:0000912
9 abnormality of the ribs typical (50%) HP:0000772
10 hearing impairment occasional (7.5%) HP:0000365
11 short stature HP:0004322
12 cerebellar cyst HP:0002350
13 abnormality of the vertebral column HP:0000925
14 sprengel anomaly HP:0000912
15 bicornuate uterus HP:0000813
16 abnormality of the ribs HP:0000772
17 conductive hearing impairment HP:0000405
18 micrognathia HP:0000347
19 facial asymmetry HP:0000324
20 cleft upper lip HP:0000204
21 cleft palate HP:0000175
22 renal agenesis HP:0000104
23 ectopic kidney HP:0000086
24 azoospermia HP:0000027
25 hypoplasia of the uterus HP:0000013

Drugs & Therapeutics for Murcs Association

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Interventional clinical trials:

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Genetic Tests for Murcs Association

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Anatomical Context for Murcs Association

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Murcs Association:

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Kidney, Uterus, Bone, Liver, B cells, Pituitary, T cells

Animal Models for Murcs Association or affiliated genes

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MGI Mouse Phenotypes related to Murcs Association:

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idDescriptionMGI Source AccessionScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1MP:00053698.8TBX3, TBX5, TP63
2MP:00053808.5TBX3, TBX5, TP63, WNT4
3MP:00028738.4TBX3, TBX5, TP63, WNT4
4MP:00053718.4TBX3, TBX5, TP63, WNT4
5MP:00053788.2TBX3, TBX5, TP63, WNT4

Publications for Murcs Association

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Articles related to Murcs Association:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
The MURCS Association: Mullerian Duct Aplasia, Renal Hypoplasia and Cervicothoracic Somite Dysplasia - A Case Report. (26329962)
2015
2
Absence of WNT4 gene mutation in a patient with MURCS association. (24356390)
2013
3
MURCS Association: a rare association with patent ductus arteriosus and bicuspid aortic valve. (24974500)
2013
4
MURCS Association with Partial Duplication of the Distal Long Chromosome 5 and Unilateral Ovarian Agenesis. (23476832)
2013
5
Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser Type-B Anomaly with MURCS Association and Gonadal Dysgenesis. (24293887)
2012
6
Occipitoatlantoaxial junction malformation and early onset senile ankylosing vertebral hyperostosis in a girl with MURCS association. (19213024)
2009
7
Genetic analyses in a variant of Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome (MURCS association). (18726671)
2008
8
Expanding the phenotype of 22q11 deletion syndrome: the MURCS association. (18049074)
2008
9
A female infant who had both complete VACTERL association and MURCS association: report of a case. (17879038)
2007
10
Intractable cryptogenic frontal lobe epilepsy in a patient with MURCS association. (16987742)
2006
11
MURCS association. (15280617)
2004
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MURCS association and rectovestibular fistula: case report of a patient treated with one-stage posterior sagittal anorectoplasty and sigmoid loop vaginoplasty. (12596120)
2003
13
MURCS association with duplicated thumb. (12030898)
2002
14
MURCS association with encephalocele: report of a second case. (10649794)
2000
15
Rokitansky syndrome and MURCS association--clinical features and basis for diagnosis. (10569454)
1999
16
MURCS association: case report and review. (8818954)
1996
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Occipital encephalocele and MURCS association: case report and review of central nervous system anomalies in MURCS patients. (8741919)
1996
18
MURCS association: ultrasonographic findings and pathologic correlation. (8947863)
1996
19
MURCS association--a review of 7 cases. (1303407)
1992
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MURCS association and hypothalamic anovulation. (1523342)
1992
21
VACTERL or MURCS association in a girl with neurenteric cyst and identical thoracic malformations in the father: a case of gonosomal mosaicism? (1415331)
1992
22
Congenital corneal anaesthesia and the MURCS association: a case report. (2451534)
1988
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MURCS Association. Primary amenorrhea. (3692590)
1987
24
The MURCS association. (3591868)
1987
25
MURCS association. (3759079)
1986
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MURCS association with additional congenital anomalies. (3510965)
1986
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Does MURCS association represent an actual nonrandom complex of malformations? (3522046)
1986
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Endocrine evaluation in a patient with MURCS association and ovarian agenesis. (3732586)
1986
29
The MURCS association. Clinical, radiological, endocrinological and familial data in a 40-year old patient. (3099147)
1986
30
The MURCS association: MA1llerian duct aplasia, renal aplasia, and cervicothoracic somite dysplasia. (469663)
1979

Variations for Murcs Association

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Expression for genes affiliated with Murcs Association

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Pathways for genes affiliated with Murcs Association

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GO Terms for genes affiliated with Murcs Association

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Biological processes related to Murcs Association according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

(show all 10)
idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1cardiac muscle cell differentiationGO:00550079.8TBX3, TBX5
2forelimb morphogenesisGO:00351369.8TBX3, TBX5
3positive regulation of osteoblast differentiationGO:00456699.4TP63, WNT4
4cell agingGO:00075699.4TBX3, TP63
5skeletal system developmentGO:00015019.3TBX3, TP63
6negative regulation of cell migrationGO:00303369.2TBX5, WNT4
7transcription initiation from RNA polymerase II promoterGO:00063679.2TBX5, TP63
8embryonic limb morphogenesisGO:00303269.0TBX5, TP63
9negative regulation of transcription, DNA-templatedGO:00458928.6TBX3, TP63, WNT4
10positive regulation of transcription, DNA-templatedGO:00458938.3TBX3, TBX5, TP63, WNT4

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