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A case of ALG11-congenital disorders of glycosylation diagnosed by post-mortem whole exome sequencing

Congenital disorders of glycosylation (CDG) are inherited inborn errors of metabolism due to abnormal protein and lipid glycosylation that present with multi-systemic manifestations. The heterogeneity of CDG poses a serious diagnostic challenge; therefore, whole-exome sequencing (WES), which plays an increasingly important role in the molecular diagnosis of CDG, is used for examining patients with CDG. […] We present a case of the patient with ALG11-CDG diagnosed using post-mortem WES. The EEG revealed a S-B pattern that indicated severely drug-resistant DEE, which was associated with poor prognosis. If a CDG is suspected, WES should be considered.