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Char syndrome

Disease definition

A rare, genetic, multiple congenital anomalies/dysmorphic syndrome characterized by the triad of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), facial dysmorphism (wide-set eyes, downslanting palpebral fissures, mild ptosis, flat midface, flat nasal bridge and upturned nasal tip, short philtrum with a triangular mouth, and thickened, everted lips) and hand anomalies (aplasia or hypoplasia of the middle phalanges of the fifth fingers).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Patent ductus arteriosus with facial dysmorphism and abnormal fifth digits
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.8
  • OMIM: 169100
  • UMLS: C1868570
  • MeSH: C538076
  • GARD: 1237
  • MedDRA: -

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