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Fetal akinesia-cerebral and retinal hemorrhage syndrome

Disease definition

Fetal akinesia-cerebral and retinal hemorrhage syndrome is a rare, lethal, congenital myopathy syndrome characterized by decreased fetal movements and polyhydraminos in utero and the presence of akinesia, severe hypotonia with respiratory insufficiency, absent reflexes, joint contractures, skeletal abnormalities with thin ribs and bones, intracranial and retinal hemorrhages and decreased birth weight in the neonate.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • LCCS5
    • Lethal congenital contracture syndrome type 5
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: G71.2
  • OMIM: 615368
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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