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Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

, Volume 41, Issue 6, pp 937–946 | Cite as

Late-onset Pompe disease in France: molecular features and epidemiology from a nationwide study

  • Claudio Semplicini
  • Pascaline Letard
  • Marie De Antonio
  • Nadjib Taouagh
  • Barbara Perniconi
  • Françoise Bouhour
  • Andoni Echaniz-Laguna
  • David Orlikowski
  • Sabrina Sacconi
  • Emmanuelle Salort-Campana
  • Guilhem Solé
  • Fabien Zagnoli
  • Dalil Hamroun
  • Roseline Froissart
  • Catherine Caillaud
  • Pascal Laforêt
  • French Pompe Study Group
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Abstract

Pompe disease (PD) is caused by a deficiency of lysosomal acid α-glucosidase resulting from mutations in the GAA gene. The clinical spectrum ranges from a rapidly fatal multisystemic disorder (classic PD, onset < 1 year) to a milder adult onset myopathy. The aims of this study were to characterize the GAA mutations, to establish the disease epidemiology, and to identify potential genotype-phenotype correlations in French late-onset PD patients (onset ≥ 2 years) diagnosed since the 1970s. Data were collected from the two main laboratories involved in PD diagnosis and from the French Pompe registry. Two hundred forty-six patients (130 females and 116 males) were included, with a mean age at diagnosis of 43 years. Eighty-three different mutations were identified in the GAA gene, among which 28 were novel. These variants were spread all over the sequence and included 42 missense (one affecting start codon), 8 nonsense, 15 frameshift, 14 splice mutations, 3 small in-frame deletions, and one large deletion. The common c.-32-13T>G mutation was detected in 151/170 index cases. Other frequent mutations included the exon 18 deletion, the c.525del, and the missense mutations c.1927G>A (p.Gly643Arg) and c.655G>A (p.Gly219Arg). Patients carrying the c.-32-13T>G mutation had an older mean age at onset than patients non-exhibiting this mutation (36 versus 25 years). Patients with the same genotype had a highly variable age at onset. We estimated the frequency of late-onset PD in France around 1/69,927 newborns. In conclusion, we characterized the French cohort of late-onset PD patients through a nationwide study covering more than 40 years.

Notes

Acknowledgements

We are thankful to Armelle Guenegou-Arnoux for her help with statistical analyses.

We thank Genzyme-Sanofi and INSERM for the financial sponsorship of the French Pompe Registry.

French Pompe Registry Study Group:

A. Béhin2, B. Eymard2, S. Leonard-Louis2, T. Stojkovic2, G. Bassez2, P. G. Carlier4, K. Laloui4, G. Ollivier4, A. Canal4, J. Y. Hogrel4, H. Prigent19,20, C. Desnuelle9,10, J. Pouget11, M. Piraud21, A. L. Bedat-Millet22, F. Boyer23, Y. Castaing24, F. Chapon25, P. Cintas26, I. Durieu27, A. Lacour28, L. Feasson28, A. Furby28, D. Germain29, K. Benistan29, H. Journel30, V. Tiffreau31, C. Tard31, J. Deibener-Kaminsky32, A. Magot33, Y. Péréon33, M. C. Minot-Myhié34, A. Nadaj-Pakleza35, C. Nathier35, N. Pellegrini36, P. Petiot37, J. Praline38, D. Vincent39, D. Renard40, R. Y. Carlier41, F. Bouibede42, R. Juntas-Morales43, E. Krim44, E. Lagrange45, L. Magy46, M. Michaud47

20Service Physiologie et Explorations-Fonctionnelles, INSERM CIC 1429, AP-HP, Hôpital Raymond Poincaré, Garches, France

21Centre de biologie et pathologie Est, hospices civils de Lyon, Bron, France

22Centre de compétence de pathologie neuromusculaire, CHU Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France

23Service de médecine physique et de réadaptation, CHU de Reims, France

24Service de réanimation, CHU de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

25Centre de compétence des maladies neuromusculaires, CHU de Caen, France

26Centre SLA et maladies neuromusculaires, CHU de Toulouse-Rangueil, Toulouse, France

27Service de médecine interne, centre hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre-Bénit, France

28Centre de référence des maladies neuromusculaires rares Rhône-Alpes, Hôpital Nord, CHU de Saint-Etienne, France

29Service de génétique médicale, Hôpital Raymond-Poincaré, Garches, France

30Génétique médicale, centre hospitalier Bretagne-Atlantique, Vannes, France

31CHRU de Lille, centre de référence des maladies neuromusculaires de Lille, Lille, France

32Centre de référence des maladies héréditaires du métabolisme de Nancy, hôpitaux de

33Centre de référence des maladies neuromusculaires Nantes-Angers, Hôtel Dieu, Nantes, France

34Service neurologie, CHU de Rennes, Rennes, France

35Centre de référence des maladies neuromusculaires Nantes/Angers, Service de neurologie, CHU d’Angers, Angers, France

36Service de soins de suite et de réadaptation neurologie, GHI du Vexin, Aincourt, France

37Centre de référence maladies neuromusculaires de la région Rhône-Alpes, hôpital de la Croix-Rousse, Lyon, France

38Centre de compétence des maladies neuromusculaires, CHRU de Tours, Tours, France

39Service de neurologie, groupe hospitalier La Rochelle - Ré - Aunis, La Rochelle, France

40Department of Neurology, Nîmes University Hospital, 4 Rue du Pr Debré, 30029, Nîmes, France

41Department of Medical Imaging, Hôpitaux universitaires Paris Ile-de-France Ouest, Hôpital Raymond Poincaré, Garches, France

42Service de Médecine Interne, Hôpital Porte Madeleine, Orléans, France

43Clinique du motoneurone et pathologies neuromusculaires, CHRU de Montpellier, Montpellier, France

44Service de neurologie, Hôpital F. Mitterrand, 4 bd Hauterive, 64046 Pau, France

45Pôle psychiatrie, neurologie et rééducation neurologique, clinique de neurologie, CHU de Grenoble, 38000 Grenoble, France

46Department of Neurology, Reference Center for Rare Peripheral Neuropathies, University Hospital of Limoges

47Department of Neurology, Central’s Hospital, Nancy 54000, France

Funding information

Funding for the set up and maintenance of the French Pompe registry has been provided by Association Française contre les Myopathies (AFM), Association Francophone des Glycogénoses (AFG), Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Institut de Veille Sanitaire (InVS) and Sanofi Genzyme Corporation.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Pr Pascal Laforêt received grants and honorarium from Genzyme-Sanofi, and is a member of the board of International Pompe Registry.

C. Semplicini, P. Letard, M. De Antonio, N. Taouagh, B. Perniconi, F. Bouhour, A. Echaniz-Laguna, D. Orlikowski, S. Sacconi, E. Salort-Campana, G. Sole, F. Zagnoli, D. Hamroun, R. Froissart, and C. Caillaud declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Animal rights

This study does not use animals.

Supplementary material

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Description of the PD patient cohorts studied. (PNG 315 kb)

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Figure S2

Mutation spectrum in late-onset PD patients diagnosed in France. Newly described mutations are in bold. Missense mutations and in-frame small deletions are shown below and other mutations above the GAA gene. Gray squares indicate exons. (PNG 6677 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Semplicini
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pascaline Letard
    • 3
  • Marie De Antonio
    • 2
  • Nadjib Taouagh
    • 4
  • Barbara Perniconi
    • 4
  • Françoise Bouhour
    • 5
  • Andoni Echaniz-Laguna
    • 6
  • David Orlikowski
    • 7
    • 8
  • Sabrina Sacconi
    • 9
    • 10
  • Emmanuelle Salort-Campana
    • 11
  • Guilhem Solé
    • 12
    • 13
  • Fabien Zagnoli
    • 14
  • Dalil Hamroun
    • 15
  • Roseline Froissart
    • 16
  • Catherine Caillaud
    • 3
    • 17
  • Pascal Laforêt
    • 18
    • 19
  • French Pompe Study Group
  1. 1.Department of NeurosciencesUniversity of PadovaPadovaItaly
  2. 2.Centre de référence des pathologies neuromusculaires Nord-Est-Ile de FranceHôpital La Pitié-Salpêtrière, AP-HPParisFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire de Biochimie Métabolomique et ProtéomiqueHôpital Universitaire Necker Enfants Malades, AP-HPParisFrance
  4. 4.Institut de MyologieHôpital La Pitié-Salpétrière, AP-HPParisFrance
  5. 5.Service ENMG et pathologies neuromusculaires, Hôpital Neurologique Pierre WertheimerHospices Civils de LyonLyonFrance
  6. 6.Department of NeurologyUniversity Hospital StrasbourgStrasbourgFrance
  7. 7.Pôle de ventilation à domicileAP-HP, Hôpital Raymond PoincaréGarchesFrance
  8. 8.CIC 1429, INSERMAP-HP, Hôpital Raymond PoincaréGarchesFrance
  9. 9.Centre de référence des Maladies NeuromusculairesHôpital ArchetNiceFrance
  10. 10.CNRS UMR7277, INSERM U1091, IBV—Institute of Biology Valrose, Faculté de MédecineUNS Université Nice Sophia-AntipolisNice CedexFrance
  11. 11.Reference Center for Neuromuscular Diseases and ALS, La Timone University HospitalAix-Marseille UniversityMarseilleFrance
  12. 12.Department of Neurology, Nerve-Muscle Unit, CHU Bordeaux (Pellegrin Hospital)University of BordeauxBordeauxFrance
  13. 13.National reference center ‘maladies neuromusculaires du grand sud-ouest,’ CHU Bordeaux (Pellegrin Hospital)University of BordeauxBordeauxFrance
  14. 14.CHRU Cavale-BlancheBrestFrance
  15. 15.Direction de la Recherche et de l’Innovation, CHRU de MontpellierHôpital Arnaud de VilleneuveMontpellierFrance
  16. 16.Service de Biochimie et Biologie Moléculaire, Centre de Biologie et Pathologie EstHospices civils de LyonBronFrance
  17. 17.INSERM U1151, Institut Necker Enfants Malades, and Université Paris DescartesSorbonne Paris CitéParisFrance
  18. 18.Centre de Référence des Maladies Neuromusculaires Nord-Est-Ile de France, Service de NeurologieCHU Raymond Poincaré, AP-HPGarchesFrance
  19. 19.INSERM U1179, END-ICAP, équipe Biothérapies des Maladies du Système NeuromusculaireUniversité Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-YvelinesMontigny-le-BretonneuxFrance

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