Aliases & Classifications for Epicanthus

MalaCards integrated aliases for Epicanthus:

Name: Epicanthus 58 30 56 6

Characteristics:

OMIM:

58
Inheritance:
autosomal dominant


HPO:

33
epicanthus:
Inheritance autosomal dominant inheritance


Classifications:



External Ids:

OMIM 58 131500
MedGen 43 C0678230
SNOMED-CT via HPO 70 263681008

Summaries for Epicanthus

OMIM : 58 Epicanthus is a condition in which a fold of skin stretches from the upper to the lower eyelid, partially covering the inner canthus. Usher (1935) noted that epicanthus is a normal finding in the fetus of all races. Epicanthus also occurs in association with hereditary ptosis (110100). (131500)

MalaCards based summary : Epicanthus is related to blepharophimosis, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus and blepharophimosis. An important gene associated with Epicanthus is TFAP2A (Transcription Factor AP-2 Alpha). The drugs Acetylcholine and Cholinergic Agents have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include skin, eye and testes, and related phenotypes are epicanthus and growth/size/body region

Wikipedia : 77 The epicanthic fold is the skin fold of the upper eyelid, covering the inner corner (medial canthus) of... more...

Related Diseases for Epicanthus

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

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# Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 blepharophimosis, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus 34.4 FOXL2 FOXP2
2 blepharophimosis 31.6 FOXL2 FOXP2 KAT6B RBP1 UBE3B
3 ptosis 30.9 ANKRD11 FOXL2 KAT6B UBE3B
4 amblyopia 29.8 FOXL2 TFAP2A
5 rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata, type 1 11.0
6 rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata, type 2 11.0
7 kaufman oculocerebrofacial syndrome 11.0
8 3mc syndrome 1 11.0
9 peroxisomal acyl-coa oxidase deficiency 11.0
10 subaortic stenosis--short stature syndrome 11.0
11 rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata, type 3 11.0
12 rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata, type 5 11.0
13 van maldergem syndrome 11.0
14 collins pope syndrome 11.0
15 epiphyseal dysplasia hearing loss dysmorphism 11.0
16 phenobarbital antenatal exposure 11.0
17 ring chromosome 6 11.0
18 tetrasomy 21 11.0
19 tetrasomy 9p 11.0
20 telecanthus 10.4
21 epiblepharon 10.2
22 ohdo syndrome 10.2 FOXL2 KAT6B
23 ohdo syndrome, sbbys variant 10.1 FOXL2 KAT6B
24 hypogonadism 10.1
25 hypogonadotropism 10.1
26 microcephaly 10.1
27 distichiasis 10.0
28 premature ovarian failure 1 10.0
29 brachydactyly 10.0
30 ovarian disease 10.0
31 dandy-walker complex 10.0
32 eyelid disease 10.0 FOXL2 KAT6B UBE3B
33 strabismus 9.9
34 vesicoureteral reflux 1 9.9
35 persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous, autosomal recessive 9.9
36 propionic acidemia 9.9
37 alopecia 9.9
38 keratoconus 9.9
39 congenital hypothyroidism 9.9
40 congenital ptosis 9.9
41 albright's hereditary osteodystrophy 9.9
42 suppression amblyopia 9.9
43 premature menopause 9.9
44 spastic diplegia 9.9
45 hydronephrosis 9.9
46 entropion 9.9
47 amenorrhea 9.9
48 hypothyroidism 9.9
49 axenfeld-rieger syndrome 9.9
50 ectropion 9.9

Graphical network of the top 20 diseases related to Epicanthus:



Diseases related to Epicanthus

Symptoms & Phenotypes for Epicanthus

Human phenotypes related to Epicanthus:

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# Description HPO Frequency HPO Source Accession
1 epicanthus 33 HP:0000286

Symptoms via clinical synopsis from OMIM:

58
Eyes:
epicanthus

Clinical features from OMIM:

131500

MGI Mouse Phenotypes related to Epicanthus:

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# Description MGI Source Accession Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 growth/size/body region MP:0005378 9.76 ANKRD11 ATP1A3 FOXF2 FOXL2 RBP1 TCF4
2 hearing/vestibular/ear MP:0005377 9.26 ANKRD11 RBP1 TFAP2A UBE3B
3 vision/eye MP:0005391 9.1 ANKRD11 FOXF2 FOXL2 RBP1 TFAP2A UBE3B

Drugs & Therapeutics for Epicanthus

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

(show all 9)
# Name Status Phase Clinical Trials Cas Number PubChem Id
1
Acetylcholine Approved, Investigational Phase 3 51-84-3 187
2 Cholinergic Agents Phase 3
3 abobotulinumtoxinA Phase 3
4 Neuromuscular Agents Phase 3
5 Acetylcholine Release Inhibitors Phase 3
6 Neurotransmitter Agents Phase 3
7 Peripheral Nervous System Agents Phase 3
8 Botulinum Toxins, Type A Phase 3
9 Botulinum Toxins Phase 3

Interventional clinical trials:


# Name Status NCT ID Phase Drugs
1 Botulinum Toxin to Improve Results in Epicanthoplasty Recruiting NCT03294382 Phase 3 Botulinum toxin type A;Placebo
2 A Multi Center Clinical Trial of Rph With the Simplified Milligan-Morgan Surgery on Treatment of Mixed Hemorrhoids Unknown status NCT02306421 Not Applicable

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Genetic Tests for Epicanthus

Genetic tests related to Epicanthus:

# Genetic test Affiliating Genes
1 Epicanthus 30

Anatomical Context for Epicanthus

MalaCards organs/tissues related to Epicanthus:

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Skin, Eye, Testes

Publications for Epicanthus

Articles related to Epicanthus:

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# Title Authors Year
1
Clinical characterization and identification of five novel FOXL2 pathogenic variants in a cohort of 12 Mexican subjects with the syndrome of blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus. ( 31048069 )
2019
2
Screening of a large cohort of blepharophimosis, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus syndrome patients reveals a very strong paternal inheritance bias and a wide spectrum of novel FOXL2 mutations. ( 31077882 )
2019
3
Combined Transverse Incision and Pouch Incision for the Correction of Medial Epicanthus. ( 30817545 )
2019
4
Lower eyelid tension balance reconstruction: A new procedure for the repair of congenital epiblepharon with epicanthus. ( 30616908 )
2019
5
A Novel FOXL2 Mutation Implying Blepharophimosis-Ptosis-Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome Type I. ( 29339661 )
2018
6
Novel FOXL2 mutations cause blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome with premature ovarian insufficiency. ( 29378385 )
2018
7
Blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome caused by a 54-kb microdeletion in a FOXL2 cis-regulatory element. ( 29481440 )
2018
8
Functional study on new FOXL2 mutations found in Chinese patients with blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 30029625 )
2018
9
Genetic and Functional Analyses of Two Missense Mutations in the Transcription Factor FOXL2 in Two Chinese Families with Blepharophimosis-Ptosis-Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome. ( 30234390 )
2018
10
Genomic Disruption of FOXL2 in Blepharophimosis-Ptosis-Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome Type 2: A Novel Deletion-Insertion Compound Mutation. ( 30246734 )
2018
11
Efficacy of Inverted "V" Release Surgery in the Correction of a Special Type of Epicanthus. ( 29992338 )
2018
12
Upper Arch Flap Combined with Extended Incision of Lower Eyelid: A Modified Epicanthoplasty in Correcting Epicanthus. ( 29922841 )
2018
13
Blepharophimosis Ptosis Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome With Congenital Hypothyroidism and Brachydactyly in a 7-Year-Old Girl. ( 27115209 )
2017
14
Lacrimal Gland Involvement in Blepharophimosis-Ptosis-Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome. ( 27914838 )
2017
15
Surgical Outcome of Epicanthus and Telecanthus Correction by Double Z-Plasty and Trans-Nasal Fixation with Prolene Suture in Blepharophimosis Syndrome. ( 28511421 )
2017
16
Identification of a novel FOXL2 mutation in a single family with both types of blepharophimosis‑-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 28849110 )
2017
17
Functional Analysis of a Novel FOXL2 Indel Mutation in Chinese Families with Blepharophimosis-Ptosis-Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome Type I. ( 28924383 )
2017
18
Re: Duarte et al.: Lacrimal gland involvement in blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome (Ophthalmology. 2017;124:399-406). ( 29055375 )
2017
19
[Analysis of FOXL2 gene mutations in 5 families affected with blepharophimosis, ptosis and epicanthus inversus syndrome]. ( 28604951 )
2017
20
Relationship between lower eyelid epiblepharon and epicanthus in Korean children. ( 29161299 )
2017
21
Restoration of Complicated Epicanthus: Modified Reverse Skin Redraping With Mini-epicanthoplasty for Rescue in Unsatisfied Epicanthoplasty Patients. ( 28177970 )
2017
22
Characterization of endocrine features and genotype-phenotypes correlations in blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome type 1. ( 26100530 )
2016
23
Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, and Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome: Expanding the Phenotype. ( 26506042 )
2016
24
Analysis of FOXL2 detects three novel mutations and an atypical phenotype of blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 27283035 )
2016
25
Unilateral anterior persistent fetal vasculature in a child with blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome: A surgical challenge. ( 27488160 )
2016
26
De Novo 3q22.3q24 Microdeletion in a Patient With Blepharophimosis-Ptosis-Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome, Dandy-Walker Malformation, and Wisconsin Syndrome. ( 28503614 )
2016
27
A Rare Association of Childhood Alopecia Areata and Blepharophimosis-Ptosis-Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome: Successfully Treated with Diphenylcyclopropenone. ( 26180454 )
2015
28
A novel FOXL2 gene mutation and BMP15 variants in a woman with primary ovarian insufficiency and blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 25988799 )
2015
29
Novel FOXL2 mutations in two Chinese families with blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 26323275 )
2015
30
A modified staged surgical intervention for blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome: 125 cases with encouraging results. ( 24164792 )
2015
31
Cosmetic Comparison Between the Modified Uchida Method and the Mustarde Method for Blepharophimosis-Ptosis-Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome. ( 25180952 )
2015
32
Etiology of craniofacial malformations in mouse models of blepharophimosis, ptosis and epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 25416281 )
2015
33
A novel FOXL2 mutation in a Chinese family with blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 27081523 )
2015
34
Reconsideration of the Epicanthus: Evolution of the Eyelid and the Devolutional Concept of Asian Blepharoplasty. ( 26306084 )
2015
35
Novel occurrence of axenfeld: Rieger syndrome in a patient with blepharophimosis ptosis epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 24722273 )
2014
36
One-stage correction of blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome using a frontalis muscle transfer technique. ( 23968369 )
2014
37
A novel insertion in the FOXL2 gene in a Chilean patient with blepharophimosis ptosis epicanthus inversus syndrome type I. ( 24030029 )
2014
38
Differential apoptotic and proliferative activities of wild-type FOXL2 and blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES)-associated mutant FOXL2 proteins. ( 24240106 )
2014
39
An individual with blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES) and additional features expands the phenotype associated with mutations in KAT6B. ( 24458743 )
2014
40
Pregnancy in a woman with premature ovarian insufficiency associated with blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus syndrome type I. A case report. ( 24597293 )
2014
41
Acquired microcephaly in blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome because of an interstitial 3q22.3q23 deletion. ( 24725350 )
2014
42
Co-occurrence of congenital hydronephrosis and FOXL2-associated blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES). ( 25192944 )
2014
43
Clinical, radiologic, and genetic features in blepharophimosis, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus syndrome in the Indian population. ( 23513057 )
2013
44
Blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome plus: deletion 3q22.3q23 in a patient with characteristic facial features and with genital anomalies, spastic diplegia, and speech delay. ( 21934608 )
2012
45
A new method of medial epicanthoplasty for patients with blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 22835816 )
2012
46
Blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus syndrome with translocation and deletion at chromosome 3q23 in a black African female. ( 22906557 )
2012
47
The combination of polyalanine expansion mutation and a novel missense substitution in transcription factor FOXL2 leads to different ovarian phenotypes in blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES) patients. ( 22926839 )
2012
48
Increased levator muscle function by supramaximal resection in patients with blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 23044971 )
2012
49
A rare cause of congenital ptosis: Blepharophimosis, ptosis and epicanthus inversus syndrome. ( 23560022 )
2012
50
Parotid tuberculosis associated with cutaneous tuberculosis on a medial epicanthus. ( 23163079 )
2012

Variations for Epicanthus

ClinVar genetic disease variations for Epicanthus:

6 (show all 35)
# Gene Variation Type Significance SNP ID Assembly Location
1 ATP1A3 NM_001256214.1(ATP1A3): c.449C> T (p.Ser150Phe) single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs542652468 GRCh38 Chromosome 19, 41986177: 41986177
2 ATP1A3 NM_001256214.1(ATP1A3): c.449C> T (p.Ser150Phe) single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs542652468 GRCh37 Chromosome 19, 42490329: 42490329
3 MYH7 NM_000257.3(MYH7): c.3667G> A (p.Glu1223Lys) single nucleotide variant Uncertain significance rs794727410 GRCh37 Chromosome 14, 23889113: 23889113
4 MYH7 NM_000257.3(MYH7): c.3667G> A (p.Glu1223Lys) single nucleotide variant Uncertain significance rs794727410 GRCh38 Chromosome 14, 23419904: 23419904
5 ANKRD11 NM_013275.5(ANKRD11): c.5317G> T (p.Glu1773Ter) single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs1114167291 GRCh37 Chromosome 16, 89347633: 89347633
6 ANKRD11 NM_013275.5(ANKRD11): c.5317G> T (p.Glu1773Ter) single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs1114167291 GRCh38 Chromosome 16, 89281225: 89281225
7 46;XY;t(3;17)(p14.3;q24.3)dn Translocation Likely pathogenic
8 46;XX;ins(1;2)(p34.2;q22q24)dn Translocation Uncertain significance
9 complex Pathogenic
10 46;XY;t(1;5)(p35.3;q31.3)dn Translocation Pathogenic
11 46;XX;t(3;12)(q13.2;q14)dn Translocation Pathogenic
12 46;XX;t(5;13)(q15;q32)dn Translocation Uncertain significance
13 46;XY;t(1;9;5)(compleX)dn Translocation Likely pathogenic
14 46;XY;t(7;19)(q32;q13.1)dn Translocation Pathogenic
15 46;XX;t(1;5)(p31;q33)dn Translocation Likely pathogenic
16 46;XX;inv(2)(p23q31)dn inversion Pathogenic
17 46;X;t(X;12)(p11.2;q24.33)dn Translocation Likely pathogenic
18 46;XY;t(1;3)(p22;q21)dn Translocation Uncertain significance
19 46;XX;t(6;15)(q23;q22)dn Translocation Likely pathogenic
20 Translocation Likely pathogenic
21 46;XY;t(4;14)(p14;q11.2)dn Translocation Uncertain significance
22 46;XY;t(5;15)(q11.2;q24) Translocation Pathogenic
23 46;XY;inv(6)(p22q13)dn inversion Pathogenic
24 46;XX;t(5;17)(p15.31~32;q25.3)dn Translocation Uncertain significance
25 46;XY;t(2;10)(p25;q26)dn Translocation Pathogenic
26 46;XX;t(19;21)(q13.3;q22.3)dn Translocation Pathogenic
27 46;XY;t(18;20)(q21.1;p11.23)dn Translocation Uncertain significance
28 TCF4 NM_001243226.2(TCF4): c.806-1G> A single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs1057518864 GRCh38 Chromosome 18, 55350409: 55350409
29 TCF4 NM_001243226.2(TCF4): c.806-1G> A single nucleotide variant Pathogenic rs1057518864 GRCh37 Chromosome 18, 53017640: 53017640
30 TFAP2A NM_003220.2(TFAP2A): c.1037_1038delAA (p.Lys346Argfs) deletion Pathogenic rs1554110735 GRCh37 Chromosome 6, 10398926: 10398927
31 TFAP2A NM_003220.2(TFAP2A): c.1037_1038delAA (p.Lys346Argfs) deletion Pathogenic rs1554110735 GRCh38 Chromosome 6, 10398693: 10398694
32 KAT6B NM_012330.3(KAT6B): c.3399_3402delGGGT (p.Arg1133Serfs) deletion Likely pathogenic rs1554844486 GRCh37 Chromosome 10, 76784742: 76784745
33 KAT6B NM_012330.3(KAT6B): c.3399_3402delGGGT (p.Arg1133Serfs) deletion Likely pathogenic rs1554844486 GRCh38 Chromosome 10, 75024984: 75024987
34 LMBR1; RNF32 GRCh37/hg19 7q36.3(chr7: 156333296-156556779) copy number gain Uncertain significance GRCh37 Chromosome 7, 156333296: 156556779
35 LMBR1; MNX1; NOM1 GRCh37/hg19 7q36.3(chr7: 156656444-156866708) copy number gain Uncertain significance GRCh37 Chromosome 7, 156656444: 156866708

Expression for Epicanthus

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Pathways for Epicanthus

GO Terms for Epicanthus

Biological processes related to Epicanthus according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II GO:0045944 9.65 FOXF2 FOXL2 KAT6B TCF4 TFAP2A
2 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated GO:0006355 9.63 FOXF2 FOXL2 FOXP2 KAT6B TCF4 TFAP2A
3 positive regulation of transcription, DNA-templated GO:0045893 9.35 FOXF2 FOXL2 KAT6B TCF4 TFAP2A
4 roof of mouth development GO:0060021 9.32 FOXF2 TFAP2A
5 negative regulation of transcription, DNA-templated GO:0045892 9.02 FOXF2 FOXL2 FOXP2 KAT6B TFAP2A

Molecular functions related to Epicanthus according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 DNA-binding transcription factor activity, RNA polymerase II-specific GO:0000981 9.72 FOXF2 FOXL2 FOXP2 TCF4 TFAP2A
2 DNA binding GO:0003677 9.63 FOXF2 FOXL2 FOXP2 KAT6B TCF4 TFAP2A
3 sequence-specific DNA binding GO:0043565 9.56 FOXF2 FOXL2 FOXP2 TFAP2A
4 RNA polymerase II proximal promoter sequence-specific DNA binding GO:0000978 9.26 FOXL2 FOXP2 TCF4 TFAP2A
5 DNA-binding transcription factor activity GO:0003700 9.02 FOXF2 FOXL2 FOXP2 TCF4 TFAP2A

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