Ectodermal dysplasia


Amber List (moderate evidence)

HLA-DRA (major histocompatibility complex, class II, DR alpha)
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh38): ENSG00000204287
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh37): ENSG00000204287
OMIM: 142860, Gene2Phenotype
HLA-DRA is in 3 panels

2 reviews

John McGrath (KCL)

I don't know

This has been associated with a form of scarring alopecia in one Indian family but with no fine mapping of the locus. Amber because of the single family reports and only component features of other syndromes.
Created: 22 Jun 2017, 2:59 p.m.

Rebecca Foulger (Genomics England curator)

Comment on list classification: Updated rating from Red to Amber to match expert review.
Created: 13 Jul 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Orphanet used as source for HLA-DRA and Graham Little syndrome- a subtype of lichen planopilaris characterized by symptoms including progressive cicatricial (scarring) alopecia.
Created: 22 Nov 2016, 5:12 p.m.


Mode of Inheritance
  • Expert Review Amber
  • lichen planopilaris
  • progressive cicatricial (scarring) alopecia
  • Graham Little syndrome
  • Graham Little-Piccardi-Lassueur syndrome
Clinvar variants
Variants in HLA-DRA
Panels with this gene

History Filter Activity

3 Jan 2019, Gel status: 2

Created, Added New Source, Set mode of inheritance, Set Phenotypes

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

gene: HLA-DRA was added gene: HLA-DRA was added to Ectodermal dysplasia. Sources: Expert Review Amber Mode of inheritance for gene: HLA-DRA was set to Unknown Phenotypes for gene: HLA-DRA were set to lichen planopilaris; progressive cicatricial (scarring) alopecia; Graham Little syndrome; Graham Little-Piccardi-Lassueur syndrome