Pathogenic variants in the TRAPPC6B gene were recently found to be associated in three consanguineous families, with microcephaly, epilepsy, and brain malformations. Here, we report on a 3.5-year-old boy, born to consanguineous Lebanese parents, who presented with developmental delay, lactic acidosis, postnatal microcephaly, and abnormal brain magnetic resonance imaging. By whole exome sequencing, a novel homozygous likely pathogenic variant in exon 1 of the TRAPPC6B gene (c.23T > A; [p.Leu8*]) was identified. A review of the clinical description and literature is discussed, pointing out the phenotypic heterogeneity associated with mutations in this gene.
Keywords: Lebanon; TRAPPC6B; whole exome sequencing.
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