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Ear-patella-short stature syndrome

Disease definition

A rare microcephalic primordial dwarfism characterized by the association of bilateral microtia (severe hypoplasia of ear pinnae), absent patellae, short stature and characteristic facial features such as high forehead, micrognathism with full lips and small mouth, and accentuated nasolabial folds (smile wrinkles linking the nostrils to the labial commissure).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Meier-Gorlin syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive or Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Antenatal, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.1
  • ICD-11: LD24.JY
  • OMIM: 224690  613800  613803  613804  613805  616835  617063
  • UMLS: C1868684
  • MeSH: C538012
  • GARD: 2033
  • MedDRA: 10070612

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