Yang Xue, Weiguang Wang, Tianqiu Mao, Xiaohong Duan
Abstract:Osteopetrosis is a group of genetic bone disorders. There are three types of osteopetrosis: autosomal recessive osteopetrosis (ARO), autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II (ADO II), and intermediate autosomal recessive osteopetrosis (IARO). The prevalence of ADO II is about 1:100,000, while no more than 20 cases of IARO have been reported worldwide. We present the first Chinese IARO patient with a novel homozygous variant in CLCN7 gene (p. Pro470Leu) and an ADO II patient with a heterozygous variant in CLCN7…
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