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Reunion Island Larsen-like syndrome

Disease definition

A rare, genetic, congenital disorder of glycosylation characterized by severe, pre- and post-natal short stature, joint hyperlaxity with multiple dislocations (elbows, fingers, hips, knees), and facial dysmorphism (round flat face, high forehead, hypertelorism, prominent bulging eyes with under-eye shadows, hypoplastic midface, microstomia, protruding lips). Other associated features may include cutaneous hyperextensibility, learning difficulties, and ocular abnormalities. Advanced carpal ossification, widened metaphyses, and, occasionally, radioulnar synostosis, scoliosis and a Swedish key appearance of the proximal femora, is observed on imaging.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Multiple joint dislocations-short stature-hyperlaxity-craniofacial dysmorphism syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q74.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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