This syndrome is also known as focal dermal hypoplasia.
2013 International Research Symposium on Goltz Syndrome
Collaborators: NFED, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital
- Recommended a new diagnostic guideline to aid clinicians in identifying individuals with Goltz syndrome
- Instituted a tissue repository at Texas Children’s Hospital, to aid future researchers in this area
- Published findings in the American Journal of Medical Genetics
2015 Goltz Research Conference – “Growth Arrest in Focal Dermal Hypoplasia”
Collaborators: NFED, University of Colorado Health School of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine,
The first aim of the study was to evaluate pituitary function as it might relate to short stature in individuals affected by Goltz syndrome. The second aim was to evaluate nutritional status in individuals affected by Goltz syndrome and to evaluate possible gastrointestinal causes for growth failure in individuals with Goltz syndrome.
Results are pending.