dyslexia—susceptibility to—2

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dyslexia—susceptibility to—2

NEUROLOGY

Definition A relatively common cognitive disorder (OMIM: 600202) characterised by poor reading performance despite adequate motivational, educational and intellectual opportunities. It is a multifactorial with familial clustering and heritability.

Molecular pathology Defects of DCDC2, which encodes a doublecortin domain-containing protein thought to play a role in neuronal migration and  primary cilia signalling, cause dyslexia—susceptibility to—2. 

Synonyms Developmental dyslexia, reading disability type 2 

References http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/Q9UHG0

http://www.omim.org/entry/600202

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