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What is Human HOXA1 Syndromes?

What is Human HOXA1 Syndromes?

  • Human HOXA1 Syndromes: Human HOXA1 syndromes are very rare conditions caused by genetic defects involving the HOXA1 gene. The severity of the condition is highly variable depending on the extent of the defect and inheritance pattern. The most severe form is Bosley-Salih-Alorainy syndrome which involves a homozygous mutation. Other manifestations of the genetic defect are Athabaskan Brainstem Dysgenesis syndrome and Navajo Brainstem syndrome. The gene is involved in the development of the cardiovascular system, inner ear and the hindbrain so defects tend to involve mainly these parts of the body.

Human HOXA1 Syndromes: Introduction

Types of Human HOXA1 Syndromes:

Broader types of Human HOXA1 Syndromes:

How serious is Human HOXA1 Syndromes?

Prognosis of Human HOXA1 Syndromes: The prognosis is variable depending on the severity of the condition which varies amongst patients. Early diagnosis and close monitoring improves the prognosis in most cases.
Complications of Human HOXA1 Syndromes: see complications of Human HOXA1 Syndromes

What causes Human HOXA1 Syndromes?

Causes of Human HOXA1 Syndromes: see causes of Human HOXA1 Syndromes

What are the symptoms of Human HOXA1 Syndromes?

Symptoms of Human HOXA1 Syndromes: see symptoms of Human HOXA1 Syndromes

Complications of Human HOXA1 Syndromes: see complications of Human HOXA1 Syndromes

Human HOXA1 Syndromes: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Human HOXA1 Syndromes.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Human HOXA1 Syndromes.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Human HOXA1 Syndromes: Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Human HOXA1 Syndromes.
Treatments for Human HOXA1 Syndromes: see treatments for Human HOXA1 Syndromes

Name of Human HOXA1 Syndromes

Main name of condition: Human HOXA1 Syndromes


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