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Spiegler-Brooke syndrome

Brooke-Spiegler syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder classically characterized by the appearance of multiple skin appendage tumors such as cylindroma, trichoepithelioma, and spiradenoma. These tumors are typically located in the head and neck region, appear in early adulthood, and gradually increase in size and number throughout life (Scheinfeld et al., 2003). Because BRSS, familial cylindromatosis, and MFT1 are allelic, and because different manifestations of each have been described within a single family, many consider these disorders to represent a phenotypic spectrum of a single disease entity (Gerretsen et al., 1995; Lee et al., 2005; Bowen et al., 2005; Young et al., 2006; Saggar et al., 2008). Blake and Toro (2009) provided a review of Brooke-Spiegler syndrome and pathogenic mutations in the CYLD gene. [from GTR]

MedGen UID:
346703
Concept ID:
C1857941
Disease or Syndrome
2.

Deubiquitination

The generation of ubiquitin from proproteins and the processing of polyubiquitin chains to release monomeric ubiquitin. (NCI) [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
223883
Concept ID:
C1157996
Molecular Function
3.

Lipid Metabolic Process

Anabolic and catabolic biochemical changes to lipids within a cell as materials needed for important life processes. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
108969
Concept ID:
C0598783
Molecular Function
4.

Syndrome

A characteristic symptom complex. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
11688
Concept ID:
C0039082
Disease or Syndrome
5.

Neoplasm

A benign or malignant tissue growth resulting from uncontrolled cell proliferation. Benign neoplastic cells resemble normal cells without exhibiting significant cytologic atypia, while malignant cells exhibit overt signs such as dysplastic features, atypical mitotic figures, necrosis, nuclear pleomorphism, and anaplasia. Representative examples of benign neoplasms include papillomas, cystadenomas, and lipomas; malignant neoplasms include carcinomas, sarcomas, lymphomas, and leukemias. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
10294
Concept ID:
C0027651
Neoplastic Process
6.

Lysine

A nutritional supplement containing the biologically active L-isomer of the essential amino acid lysine, with potential anti-mucositis activity. Upon oral intake, L-lysine promotes healthy tissue function, growth and healing and improves the immune system. L-Lysine promotes calcium uptake, is essential for carnitine production and collagen formation. As collagen is essential for connective tissue maintenance, this agent may also help heal mucosal wounds. This may help decrease and prevent mucositis induced by radiation or chemotherapy. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
7421
Concept ID:
C0024337
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Biologically Active Substance; Pharmacologic Substance
7.

Inflammation

A localized protective response resulting from injury or destruction of tissues. Inflammation serves to destroy, dilute, or wall off both the injurious agent and the injured tissue. In the acute phase, inflammation is characterized by the signs of pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function. Histologically, inflammation involves a complex series of events, including dilatation of arterioles, capillaries, and venules, with increased permeability and blood flow; exudation of fluids, including plasma proteins; and leukocyte migration into the site of inflammation. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
7072
Concept ID:
C0021368
Pathologic Function
8.

Neoplasms

MedGen UID:
880980
Concept ID:
CN236628
Disease or Syndrome
9.

Borries syndrome

MedGen UID:
542920
Concept ID:
C0270677
Disease or Syndrome
10.

Trichoepithelioma multiple familial 2

Multiple familial trichoepithelioma (MFT) is an autosomal dominant disorder of skin appendage tumors characterized by the appearance of trichoepitheliomas. See also MFT1 (601606), which is caused by mutations in the CYLD gene (605018) on chromosome 16q12-q13. [from GTR]

MedGen UID:
394303
Concept ID:
C2677505
Disease or Syndrome
11.

Cylindromatosis, familial

The disorders classically referred to as familial cylindromatosis, Brooke-Spiegler syndrome, and multiple familial trichoepithelioma were originally described as distinct clinical entities. Patients with BRSS develop multiple skin appendage tumors including cylindromas, trichoepitheliomas, and spiradenomas. Patients with familial cylindromatosis have only cylindromas, and those with MFT1 have only trichoepitheliomas. However, because these disorders show overlapping phenotypic features, and because different manifestations of each have been described within a single family, many consider these disorders to represent a phenotypic spectrum of a single disease entity (Guggenheim and Schnyder, 1961; Welch et al., 1968; Gerretsen et al., 1995; Lee et al., 2005; Bowen et al., 2005; Young et al., 2006; Saggar et al., 2008). Van Balkom and Hennekam (1994), who preferred the designation 'dermal eccrine cylindromatosis' for familial cylindromatosis, provided a review. 'Eccrine' referred to histologic evidence that the tumors may originate from the eccrine sweat glands. Blake and Toro (2009) provided a detailed review of the spectrum of disorders associated with CYLD mutations. [from GTR]

MedGen UID:
343593
Concept ID:
C1851526
Pathologic Function
12.

Cylindroma

A benign sweat gland neoplasm usually occurring in the scalp or the face. It may present as solitary or multiple papular or nodular lesions. It may be a sporadic lesion or part of Brooke-Spiegler syndrome. It arises from the dermis and has a multinodular, circumscribed appearance. The nodules contain basaloid cells with small, dark nuclei. Complete excision is usually curative. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
220995
Concept ID:
C1305968
Neoplastic Process
13.

Autosomal dominant inheritance

A mode of inheritance that is observed for traits related to a gene encoded on one of the autosomes (i.e., the human chromosomes 1-22) in which a trait manifests in heterozygotes. In the context of medical genetics, an autosomal dominant disorder is caused when a single copy of the mutant allele is present. Males and females are affected equally, and can both transmit the disorder with a risk of 50% for each child of inheriting the mutant allele. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
141047
Concept ID:
C0443147
Genetic Function; Intellectual Product
14.

Trichoepithelioma

A benign hair follicle neoplasm with trichoblastic differentiation. It usually presents as a solitary papular lesion It most often presents on the head and neck area, but it may develop in any anatomic site containing hair follicles. Because of its benign nature, treatment usually is not required, provided that the diagnosis has been established with certainty. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
138112
Concept ID:
C0349658
Neoplastic Process
15.

Bernard Soulier syndrome

Bernard-Soulier syndrome is an autosomal recessive bleeding disorder caused by a defect in or deficiency of the platelet membrane von Willebrand factor (VWF; 613160) receptor complex, glycoprotein Ib (GP Ib). GP Ib is composed of 4 subunits encoded by 4 separate genes: GP1BA, GP1BB, GP9, and GP5 (173511). Genetic Heterogeneity of Platelet-Type Bleeding Disorders Inherited platelet disorders are a heterogeneous group of bleeding disorders affecting platelet number, function, or both. Functional defects can involve platelet receptors, signaling pathways, cytoskeletal proteins, granule contents, activation, or aggregation (review by Cox et al., 2011 and Nurden and Nurden, 2011). Platelet-type bleeding disorders include Bernard-Soulier syndrome (BDPLT1); Glanzmann thrombasthenia (BDPLT2; 273800), caused by mutation in the ITGA2B (607759) or ITGB3 (173470) gene; pseudo-von Willebrand disease (BDPLT3; 177820), caused by mutation in the GP1BA gene (606672); gray platelet syndrome (BDPLT4; 139090), caused by mutation in the NBEAL2 gene (614169); Quebec platelet disorder (BDPLT5; 601709), caused by tandem duplication of the PLAU gene (191840); May-Hegglin anomaly (BDPLT6; 155100), caused by mutation in the MYH9 gene (160775); Scott syndrome (BDPLT7; 262890), caused by mutation in the TMEM16F gene (608663); BDPLT8 (609821), caused by mutation in the P2RY12 gene (600515); BDPLT9 (614200), associated with deficiency of the glycoprotein Ia/IIa receptor (see ITGA2; 192974); glycoprotein IV deficiency (BDPLT10; 608404), caused by mutation in the CD36 gene (173510); BDPLT11 (614201), caused by mutation in the GP6 gene (605546); BDPLT12 (605735), associated with a deficiency of platelet COX1 (176805); susceptibility to BDPLT13 (614009), caused by mutation in the TBXA2R gene (188070); BDPLT14 (614158), associated with deficiency of thromboxane synthetase (TBXAS1; 274180); BDPLT15 (615193), caused by mutation in the ACTN1 gene (102575); BDPLT16 (187800), caused by mutation in the ITGA2B (607759) or ITGB3 (173470) gene; BDPLT17 (187900), caused by mutation in the GFI1B gene (604383); BDPLT18 (615888), caused by mutation in the RASGRP2 gene (605577); BDPLT19 (616176), caused by mutation in the PRKACG gene (176893); BDPLT20 (616913), caused by mutation in the SLFN14 gene (614958); and BDPLT21 (617443), caused by mutation in the FLI1 gene (193067). See reviews by Rao (2003), Cox et al. (2011), and Nurden and Nurden (2011). For a discussion of the genetic heterogeneity of hereditary thrombocytopenia, see THC1 (313900). [from GTR]

MedGen UID:
2212
Concept ID:
C0005129
Disease or Syndrome
16.

Ubiquitination

Ubiquitin is a family of widely distributed proteins found in all eukaryotes that contain a highly conserved sequence of 76 amino acids identical in organisms from humans to insects. It participates in diverse cellular functions by conjugation to other proteins through its carboxy terminus. Ubiquitination is associated with many highly regulated biological events including protein degradation, chromatin remodelling, heat shock, cell cycle progression, differentiation, antigen presentation, retrovirus assembly, apoptosis, signal transduction, transcriptional activation, biological clocks, receptor down regulation, and endocytosis. Protein ubiquitination regulates the half-lives of many proteins by targeting them for degradation. Newly discovered families of ubiquitination and deubiquitination enzymes participate in these processes. Ubiquitination enzymes may provide new therapeutic targets and ways of intervention in many human diseases. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
276919
Concept ID:
C1519751
Molecular Function
17.

Biosynthesis, Peptide

The production of PEPTIDES or PROTEINS by the constituents of a living organism. The biosynthesis of proteins on RIBOSOMES following an RNA template is termed translation (TRANSLATION, GENETIC). There are other, non-ribosomal peptide biosynthesis (PEPTIDE BIOSYNTHESIS, NUCLEIC ACID-INDEPENDENT) mechanisms carried out by PEPTIDE SYNTHASES and PEPTIDYLTRANSFERASES. Further modifications of peptide chains yield functional peptide and protein molecules. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
272130
Concept ID:
C1327133
Molecular Function
18.

Protein Modification, Translational

Any of the enzymatically catalyzed modifications of the individual AMINO ACIDS of PROTEINS, and enzymatic cleavage or crosslinking of peptide chains that occur pre-translationally (on the amino acid component of AMINO ACYL TRNA), co-translationally (during the process of GENETIC TRANSLATION), or after translation is completed (POST-TRANSLATIONAL PROTEIN PROCESSING). [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
260537
Concept ID:
C1449566
Molecular Function
19.

Condition, Preneoplastic

cellular state in which there is evidence of intracellular changes which could lead to a neoplastic condition. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
129147
Concept ID:
C0282313
Neoplastic Process
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Genetic translation

Protein synthesis is the group of processes that are involved in generation of mature protein molecules. Although protein synthesis may involve translation alone in many cases, in others, it involves also protein folding, integration of prosthetic groups, glycosylation, methylation, phosphorylation, lipidation and any other process that may be involved in maturation of the polypeptide to the biologically active form. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
108933
Concept ID:
C0597295
Molecular Function
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