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Burn-McKeown syndrome

Disease definition

A rare multiple congenital anomaly syndrome characterized by bilateral choanal atresia associated with characteristic cranio-facial dysmorphisms (hypertelorism with narrow palpebral fissures, coloboma of inferior eyelid with presence of eyelashes medial to the defect, prominent nasal bridge, thin lips, prominent ears), that can be accompanied by hearing loss, unilateral cleft lip, preauricular tags, cardiac septal defects and anomalies of the kidneys. Affected individuals have normal intelligence.

ORPHA:1200

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Choanal atresia-hearing loss-cardiac defects-craniofacial dysmorphism syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.8
  • OMIM: 608572  616462
  • UMLS: C1837822
  • MeSH: C537411
  • GARD: 10041
  • MedDRA: -

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