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2) It is caused by mutations in the CYP27A1 gene, which lead to deficiency of the mitochondrial enzyme, sterol 27-hydroxylase, resulting in the accumulation of cholestanol in the serum and many affected tissues (3) CTX manifests as tendon xanthomas, juvenile cataracts and seizures multiple progressive neurological symptoms.
There are numerous surveys conducted by parent clubs every year to determine percentages of occurrence for juvenile cataracts, hip dysplasia or corneal atrophy.
NF2 is a rare genetic disorder characterized by the growth of noncancerous tumors in the brain and spinal cord, juvenile cataracts and neurofibromas of the skin.

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