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5 Facts you should know about

Barth syndrome

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Occurs almost exclusively in males

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Most individuals with Barth syndrome present with cardiomyopathy

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Barth syndrome is also associated with hypotonia skeletal myopathy

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Weakness of the facial muscles may lead to unusual facial expressions

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Barth syndrome is caused by mutations in the TAZ gene

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