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MOMO syndrome

Synonym(s) Macrocephaly-obesity-mental disability-ocular abnormalities syndrome
Macrosomia-obesity-macrocephaly-ocular abnormalities syndrome
Prevalence <1 / 1 000 000
Inheritance Autosomal recessive
Age of onset Infancy
  • Q87.3
  • C1834759
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Disease definition

MOMO syndrome is a very rare genetic overgrowth/obesity syndrome (see this term) characterized by macrocephaly, obesity, mental (intellectual) disability and ocular abnormalities. Other frequent clinical signs include macrosomia, downslanting palpebral fissures, hypertelorism, broad nasal root, high and broad forehead and delay in bone maturation, in association with normal thyroid function and karyotype.

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