MCID: DNC004
MIFTS: 35

Diencephalic Syndrome

Categories: Endocrine diseases, Eye diseases, Neuronal diseases, Rare diseases

Aliases & Classifications for Diencephalic Syndrome

MalaCards integrated aliases for Diencephalic Syndrome:

Name: Diencephalic Syndrome 53 59 73
Diencephalic Syndrome of Emaciation 53 59
Diencephalic Syndrome of Childhood 53 59
Russell Diencephalic Cachexia 53 59
Diencephalic Cachexia 53 59
Russell Syndrome 53 59
Diencephalic Syndrome of Infancy 73
Russell-Silver Syndrome 73

Characteristics:

Orphanet epidemiological data:

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diencephalic syndrome
Inheritance: Not applicable; Age of onset: Childhood,Infancy; Age of death: adolescent,early childhood,late childhood,young Adult;

Classifications:

Orphanet: 59  
Rare endocrine diseases


Summaries for Diencephalic Syndrome

NIH Rare Diseases : 53 Diencephalic syndrome is a condition caused by a tumor located in a portion of the brain above the brainstem called the diencephalon. The diencephalon includes the hypothalamus and the thalamus. This condition is usually found in infants and young children and may result in symptoms including failure to gain weight and grow normally (failure to thrive), progressive thinness and weakness (emaciation), and hyperactivity and restlessness (hyperkinesia). Other symptoms may include abnormal eye movements and vision issues, vomiting, and hydrocephalus. Diencephalic syndrome is most commonly caused by astrocytomas; however, other types of tumors may be associated including ependymoma, dysgerminoma, and ganglioma. Given their location, these tumors may cause symptoms by leading to abnormal functioning of the hypothalamus and optic nerve. Treatment usually involves surgery to remove as much of the tumor as possible, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

MalaCards based summary : Diencephalic Syndrome, also known as diencephalic syndrome of emaciation, is related to silver-russell syndrome and silver-russell syndrome due to 7p11.2p13 microduplication. The drugs Anastrozole and Estrogen Antagonists have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include brain, eye and hypothalamus, and related phenotypes are hydrocephalus and nystagmus

Wikipedia : 76 Diencephalic syndrome, diencephalic syndrome of emaciation or Russell''s syndrome is a rare neurological... more...

Related Diseases for Diencephalic Syndrome

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

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# Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 silver-russell syndrome 12.7
2 silver-russell syndrome due to 7p11.2p13 microduplication 12.1
3 silver-russell syndrome due to an imprinting defect of 11p15 12.0
4 silver-russell syndrome due to 11p15 microduplication 12.0
5 silver-russell syndrome due to maternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 11 12.0
6 silver-russell syndrome due to a point mutation 12.0
7 silver-russell syndrome due to maternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 7 12.0
8 astrocytoma 10.2
9 glioma 10.2
10 beckwith-wiedemann syndrome 10.2
11 craniopharyngioma 10.1
12 pilomyxoid astrocytoma 10.1
13 growth hormone deficiency 10.0
14 epilepsy 10.0
15 gigantism 10.0
16 cystic fibrosis 9.9
17 insulin-like growth factor i 9.9
18 temple syndrome 9.9
19 12q14 microdeletion syndrome 9.9
20 mosaic trisomy 7 9.9
21 epidermoid cysts 9.8
22 neurofibromatosis, type i 9.8
23 neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation 2a 9.8
24 macular degeneration, age-related, 1 9.8
25 anorexia nervosa 9.8
26 mandibular hypoplasia, deafness, progeroid features, and lipodystrophy syndrome 9.8
27 marasmus 9.8
28 hypothalamic disease 9.8
29 neuroaxonal dystrophy 9.8
30 hyperpituitarism 9.8
31 grade iii astrocytoma 9.8
32 hypothalamic neoplasm 9.8
33 optic nerve glioma 9.8
34 germ cells tumors 9.8
35 optic pathway glioma 9.8
36 pilocytic astrocytoma 9.8
37 precocious puberty 9.8
38 spasmus nutans 9.8
39 down syndrome 9.8
40 three m syndrome 1 9.8
41 mayer-rokitansky-kuster-hauser syndrome 9.8
42 light fixation seizure syndrome 9.8
43 alacrima, achalasia, and mental retardation syndrome 9.8
44 ataxia, combined cerebellar and peripheral, with hearing loss and diabetes mellitus 9.8
45 renal tubular acidosis 9.8
46 sensorineural hearing loss 9.8
47 heart disease 9.8
48 atrial heart septal defect 9.8
49 choriocarcinoma 9.8
50 dystonia 9.8

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



Diseases related to Diencephalic Syndrome

Symptoms & Phenotypes for Diencephalic Syndrome

Human phenotypes related to Diencephalic Syndrome:

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# Description HPO Frequency Orphanet Frequency HPO Source Accession
1 hydrocephalus 59 32 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0000238
2 nystagmus 59 32 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0000639
3 hyperhidrosis 59 32 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0000975
4 macrotia 59 32 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0000400
5 behavioral abnormality 59 32 hallmark (90%) Very frequent (99-80%) HP:0000708
6 optic atrophy 59 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0000648
7 abnormality of movement 59 32 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0100022
8 everted lower lip vermilion 59 32 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0000232
9 cachexia 59 32 hallmark (90%) Very frequent (99-80%) HP:0004326
10 long penis 59 32 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0000040
11 neoplasm of the nervous system 59 32 hallmark (90%) Very frequent (99-80%) HP:0004375
12 large hands 59 32 occasional (7.5%) Occasional (29-5%) HP:0001176
13 abnormality of the hypothalamus-pituitary axis 59 32 hallmark (90%) Very frequent (99-80%) HP:0000864
14 decreased body weight 59 Very frequent (99-80%)

Drugs & Therapeutics for Diencephalic Syndrome

Drugs for Diencephalic Syndrome (from DrugBank, HMDB, Dgidb, PharmGKB, IUPHAR, NovoSeek, BitterDB):

(show all 10)
# Name Status Phase Clinical Trials Cas Number PubChem Id
1
Anastrozole Approved, Investigational Not Applicable 120511-73-1 2187
2 Estrogen Antagonists Not Applicable
3 Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors Not Applicable
4 Estrogen Receptor Antagonists Not Applicable
5 Hormones Not Applicable
6 Estrogens Not Applicable
7 Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal Not Applicable
8 Hormone Antagonists Not Applicable
9 Aromatase Inhibitors Not Applicable
10 Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Not Applicable

Interventional clinical trials:


# Name Status NCT ID Phase Drugs
1 Prenatal Screening for Imprinting Anomalies Implicated in Beckwith Wiedemann and Silver Russell Syndromes Unknown status NCT01842659 Not Applicable
2 Aromatase Inhibitor in Bone Maturation, Children With Silver Russell or Prader-Willi Syndrome Unknown status NCT01520467 Not Applicable Anastrozole;Placebo
3 Can Epimutations be Inherited? How to Manage Patients With Imprinting-related Diseases Who Wish to Become Parents Completed NCT02859688
4 Rare Disease Patient Registry & Natural History Study - Coordination of Rare Diseases at Sanford Recruiting NCT01793168

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Genetic Tests for Diencephalic Syndrome

Anatomical Context for Diencephalic Syndrome

MalaCards organs/tissues related to Diencephalic Syndrome:

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Brain, Eye, Hypothalamus, Skin, Thalamus, Pituitary, Heart

Publications for Diencephalic Syndrome

Articles related to Diencephalic Syndrome:

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# Title Authors Year
1
Targeted therapy for infants with diencephalic syndrome: A case report and review of management strategies. ( 29369501 )
2018
2
A case of diencephalic syndrome presenting with isolated lipodystrophy. ( 29994870 )
2018
3
Diencephalic syndrome: a rare cause of failure to thrive. ( 28687692 )
2017
4
Child Neurology: Diencephalic syndrome-like presentation of a cervicomedullary brainstem tumor. ( 27872228 )
2016
5
Diencephalic syndrome: a frequently neglected cause of failure to thrive in infants. ( 25729396 )
2015
6
An infant with hyperalertness, hyperkinesis, and failure to thrive: a rare diencephalic syndrome due to hypothalamic anaplastic astrocytoma. ( 26337554 )
2015
7
Diencephalic Syndrome in Childhood Craniopharyngioma-Results of German Multicenter Studies on 485 Long-term Survivors of Childhood Craniopharyngioma. ( 25077898 )
2014
8
The role of leptin in diencephalic syndrome. ( 24366994 )
2014
9
Favorable survival and metabolic outcome for children with diencephalic syndrome using a radiation-sparing approach. ( 24218181 )
2014
10
Pilomyxoid astrocytoma presenting as diencephalic syndrome. ( 25672198 )
2014
11
Sustained response to weekly vinblastine in 2 children with pilomyxoid astrocytoma associated with diencephalic syndrome. ( 23042016 )
2013
12
Delayed presentation of diencephalic syndrome associated with leptomeningeal dissemination in a child. ( 23774711 )
2013
13
Diencephalic syndrome as sign of tumor progression in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1 and optic pathway glioma: a case report. ( 23615855 )
2013
14
Successful treatment with a low-dose cisplatin--etoposide regimen for patients with diencephalic syndrome. ( 22717669 )
2012
15
Intermediate pilomyxoid astrocytoma and diencephalic syndrome: imaging findings. ( 23052462 )
2012
16
Diencephalic syndrome due to astrocytoma in three infants with failure to thrive. ( 21955018 )
2011
17
Improvement of diencephalic syndrome after partial surgery of optic chiasm glioma. ( 19489055 )
2009
18
Diencephalic syndrome: a frequently delayed diagnosis in failure to thrive. ( 17405074 )
2007
19
Diencephalic syndrome due to hypothalamic tumor: a model of the relationship between weight and puberty onset. ( 16621905 )
2006
20
Diencephalic syndrome: a cause of failure to thrive and a model of partial growth hormone resistance. ( 15930202 )
2005
21
Diencephalic syndrome: a rare and easily overlooked cause of failure to thrive. ( 15471306 )
2004
22
Malignant transformation of a chiasmatic pilocytic astrocytoma in a patient with diencephalic syndrome. ( 12612823 )
2003
23
Diencephalic syndrome of emaciation in an adult associated with a third ventricle intrinsic craniopharyngioma: case report. ( 12493122 )
2003
24
Suprasellar germ cell tumor presenting as diencephalic syndrome and precocious puberty. ( 12705371 )
2003
25
Clinics in diagnostic imaging (81). Hypothalamic glioma with diencephalic syndrome. ( 12762565 )
2003
26
Russell's diencephalic syndrome. ( 11552038 )
2001
27
An uncommon and often overlooked cause of failure to thrive: diencephalic syndrome. ( 10776962 )
2000
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Treatment of diencephalic syndrome with chemotherapy: growth, tumor response, and long term control. ( 9655307 )
1998
29
Vein of Galen malformation with diencephalic syndrome: a clinical pathologic report. ( 9853653 )
1998
30
Diencephalic syndrome: clinical features and imaging findings. ( 9296191 )
1997
31
Diencephalic syndrome and disseminated juvenile pilocytic astrocytomas of the hypothalamic-optic chiasm region. ( 9210720 )
1997
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Successful chemotherapeutic treatment of diencephalic syndrome with continued tumor presence. ( 10897816 )
1996
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von Recklinghausen's disease with diencephalic syndrome in an adult. Case report. ( 8113871 )
1994
34
Paramedian diencephalic syndrome. ( 7843943 )
1994
35
Increased energy expenditure in a patient with diencephalic syndrome. ( 8501572 )
1993
36
Hypothalamic tumor associated with atypical forms of anorexia nervosa and diencephalic syndrome. ( 8274094 )
1993
37
Diencephalic syndrome with long-term survival. ( 1811904 )
1991
38
Diencephalic syndrome of emaciation in an adult associated with a suprasellar craniopharyngioma--a case report. ( 2334532 )
1990
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Paramedian diencephalic syndrome. Report of 3 cases. ( 2266088 )
1990
40
Diencephalic syndrome following cervical spinal cord trauma. ( 2718804 )
1989
41
Chemotherapeutic treatment of the diencephalic syndrome. A case report. ( 2702579 )
1989
42
The paramedian diencephalic syndrome: a dynamic phenomenon. ( 3564093 )
1987
43
Spasmus nutans as a presenting sign of diencephalic syndrome. ( 4032143 )
1985
44
Diencephalic syndrome of emaciation (Russell's syndrome). Long-term survival. ( 3992458 )
1985
45
Infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy: perinatal onset with symptoms of diencephalic syndrome. ( 2986047 )
1985
46
Hypothalamic polar spongioblastoma associated with the diencephalic syndrome. Ultrastructural demonstration of a neuro-endocrine organization. ( 6426152 )
1984
47
Diencephalic syndrome due to a suprasellar epidermoid cyst. Case report. ( 6661939 )
1983
48
Diencephalic syndrome of emaciation (Russell's syndrome). ( 6803375 )
1982
49
Cherry red macular degeneration. A clinical manifestation of the diencephalic syndrome? ( 7180459 )
1982
50
Diencephalic syndrome secondary to intracranial astrocytoma in a dog. ( 7341556 )
1981

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