hrp0089fc9.3 | Pituitary, neuroendocrinology and Puberty 1 | ESPE2018

Mutations in MAGEL2 and L1CAM are Associated with Congenital Hypopituitarism and Arthrogryposis

Gregory Louise C , Pratik Shah , Sanner Juliane RF , Arancibia Monica , Hurst Jane , Jones Wendy D , Spoudeas Helen , Le Quesne Stabej Polona , Ocaka Louise , Loureiro Carolina , Martinez-Aguayo Alejandro , Williams Hywel , Dattani Mehul T

Background: Congenital hypopituitarism (CH), involving deficiencies in one or more anterior pituitary hormones, is rarely observed in combination with severe joint contractures, termed arthrogryposis. Schaaf-Yang syndrome (SHFYNG), which has phenotypic overlap with Prader-Willi syndrome, may be associated with arthrogryposis. L1 syndrome, a group of X-linked disorders including hydrocephalus and spasticity of the lower limbs, may also present with generalized contractures in r...

hrp0094p2-406 | Sex differentiation, gonads and gynaecology or sex endocrinology | ESPE2021

ZSWIM7 is associated with human female meiosis and familial primary ovarian insufficiency

McGlacken-Byrne Sinéad M , Le Quesne Stabej Polona , Del Valle Torres Ignacio , Ocaka Louise , Gagunashvili Andrey , Crespo Berta , Moreno Nadjeda , James Chela , Bacchelli Chiara , Dattani Mehul , Williams Hywel J , Kelberman Dan , Achermann John C , Conway Gerard S

Background: Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) affects 1% of women and is associated with significant medical consequences. In approximately 10% of cases, POI presents early with absent puberty or primary amenorrhoea. A genetic cause for POI can be found in up to 30% of women. Identified genes often relate to the complex biological processes occurring in fetal life which underpin normal ovary development and function in later adulthood.Objective: We aim...

hrp0094fc8.2 | Neuroendocrinology | ESPE2021

Recessive PRDM13 mutations result in hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and cerebellar hypoplasia

Gregory Louise C. , Whittaker Danielle E , Oleari Roberto , Quesne-Stabej Polona Le , Williams Hywel J. , UCL GOSgene , Torpiano John G , Formosa Nancy , Cachia Mario J. , Field Daniel , Lettieri Antonella , Ocaka Louise , De Martini Lisa Benedetta , Rajabali Sakina , Riegman Kimberley L. , Paganoni Alyssa J.J. , Chaya Taro , Robinson Iain C.A.F. , Furukawa Takahisa , Cariboni Anna , Basson M. Albert , Dattani Mehul T. ,

Three patients from two unrelated families in Malta; one consanguineous (siblings: Patient 1, male and Patient 2, female) and one non-consanguineous (Patient 3, male), manifested hypogonadotropic hypogonadism with delayed puberty, intellectual disability, scoliosis, and ataxia with cerebellar hypoplasia on MRI. GnRH tests revealed low peak LH and FSH concentrations in the patients: Patient 1; LH 2.3 IU/L, FSH 4.4 IU/L (14.3y), Patient 2; LH 3.6 IU/L, FSH 6.4 IU/L (12.5y), Pati...

hrp0094p1-50 | Sex Endocrinology and Gonads A | ESPE2021

Pathogenic variants in the human m6A reader YTHDC2 are associated with primary ovarian insufficiency

McGlacken-Byrne Sinead M , Torres Ignacio Del Valle , Stabej Polona Le Quesne , Belutti Laura , Ocaka Louise , Ishida Miho , Suntharalingham Jenifer P , Genomics UCL , Discovery GOSgene , Resource Human Developmental Biology , Dattani Mehul T , Kelberman Dan , Lagos Carlos F , Livera Gabriel , Conway Gerard S , Achermann John C ,

Background: Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) is genetically mediated in up to 30% of cases. Many genes associated with POI have roles in early ovary developmental processes, including meiosis.Objectives: We investigated the genetic mechanism underlying early-onset POI in three young women presenting with absent puberty: two sisters from a consanguineous pedigree and a third unrelated proband.<st...