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SHORT syndrome

Disease definition

SHORT syndrome is a rare inherited condition of multiple anomalies whose name stands for short stature, hyperextensibility of joints, ocular depression, Rieger anomaly (see this term) and teething delay which, along with mild intrauterine growth restriction, partial lipodystrophy, delayed bone age, hernias and progeroid appearance, are manifestations of the disease.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Aarskog-Ose-Pande syndrome
    • Lipodystrophy-Rieger anomaly-diabetes syndrome
    • Rieger anomaly-partial lipodystrophy syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.1
  • OMIM: 269880
  • UMLS: C0878684
  • MeSH: C537327
  • GARD: 7633
  • MedDRA: -

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