English: Joubert syndrome is a genetic disease with autosomal recessive inheritance, which belongs to a set of diseases catalogued as congenital ciliopathies. A síndrome de Joubert (SJ) é uma doença hereditária, autossômica recessiva, caracterizada por hipotonia, hipoplasia do vermis cerebelar, anormalidades. La síndrome de Joubert és un trastorn genètic, rar que pot ser confós amb altres afeccions mentals, com l'autisme. Apareix per l'absència o el baix grau de.


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We study the biology of hindbrain malformations and neurodevelopmental sindrome de joubert such as Joubert syndrome, rhombencephalosynapsis, pontine tegmental cap dysplasia, and Chudley-McCullough syndrome to advance our understanding of brain development and improve the lives of families affected by these conditions.


Identifying the causes of these disorders will provide better diagnostic and prognostic information to families and, we hope, lead to better treatments in the future.

Please contact us for more information or to participate in our research. Assist our research with your prenatal pregnancy sindrome de joubert As part of our ongoing research studies, sindrome de joubert are trying to improve prenatal diagnosis of Joubert syndrome.

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We intend to compare imaging studies ultrasound and fetal MRI from pregnancies affected by Joubert syndrome and pregnancies unaffected by Sindrome de joubert syndrome to identify the most sindrome de joubert imaging features for diagnosis.

JS is predominantly inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. Digenic inheritance has been reported. For autosomal recessive inheritance: Once the pathogenic variants have been identified in an affected family member, carrier testing for at-risk family members, prenatal testing for pregnancies at increased risk, and preimplantation genetic diagnosis are possible.

For pregnancies known to be at increased risk for JS, prenatal diagnosis by ultrasound examination with or without fetal MRI has been successful.

Diagnosis Diagnostic criteria for Joubert syndrome Sindrome de joubert continue to evolve but most authors concur that the neuroradiologic finding of the molar tooth sign is obligatory [ Valente et alParisiBrancati et sindrome de joubert ].

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The diagnosis of Joubert syndrome is based on the presence of the following three primary criteria: The molar tooth sign. The MRI appearance of hypoplasia of the cerebellar vermis and accompanying brain stem abnormalities in an axial plane through the junction of the midbrain sindrome de joubert pons isthmus region [ Maria et alMaria et al bQuisling et al ].

The molar tooth sign comprises an abnormally deep interpeduncular fossa; prominent, straight, and thickened superior cerebellar peduncles; and hypoplasia of the vermis, the midline portion of the cerebellum Figures 1A, 1B [ Maria et al b ]. A high-quality MRI with thin 3-mm thickness axial cuts through the posterior fossa from the midbrain to the pons as well as standard axial, coronal, and sagittal cuts is recommended.

Axial MRI image through the cerebellum and brain stem of a normal individual showing intact cerebellar vermis outlined by white arrows Additional features often identified in individuals with Sindrome de joubert The term "classic" or "pure" JS has been used to refer to JS without any of these other findings.

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In reality, however, a significant proportion of individuals diagnosed with classic JS in infancy or early childhood may manifest one or more of these findings over time.

Molecular genetic testing approaches can include a combination of gene -targeted testing a multigene panel and genomic testing comprehensive genomic sequencing.

Gene-targeted testing requires that the clinician determine which gene s are likely involved, whereas genomic testing does not. Because of the extensive clinical and genetic heterogeneity in JS, Vilboux et al [] have suggested starting sindrome de joubert a multigene panel, followed by exome sindrome de joubert if a molecular diagnosis has not been established.