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Contractures-developmental delay-Pierre Robin syndrome

Disease definition

A rare genetic multiple congenital anomalies/dysmorphic syndrome characterized by the association of Pierre Robin Sequence (congenital micrognathia and glossoptosis with airway obstruction and a U-shaped cleft of the soft palate) with joint contractures and developmental delay. Additional variable manifestations include talipes equinovarus, arachnodactyly, radioulnar synostosis, severe hip dysplasia, cardiac anomalies, facial dysmorphism such as crumpled ear helices, and ocular abnormalities, among others.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • 5q23 microdeletion syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Antenatal, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C5680042
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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