Clin Genet 2021 Jul 29;100(1):84-89. Epub 2021 Mar 29.
Aix Marseille Univ, INSERM, MMG, Marseille, France.
STIM1, the stromal interaction molecule 1, is the key protein for maintaining calcium concentration in the endoplasmic reticulum by triggering the Store Operated Calcium Entry (SOCE). Bi-allelic mutations in STIM1 gene are responsible for a loss-of-function in patients affected with a CRAC channelopathy syndrome in which severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome (SCID-like), autoimmunity, ectodermal dysplasia and muscle hypotonia are combined. Here, we studied two siblings from a consanguineous Syrian family, presenting with muscle weakness, hyperlaxity, elastic skin, tooth abnormalities, dysmorphic facies, hypoplastic patellae and history of respiratory infections. Read More