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IMAGe syndrome

Disease definition

A rare genetic disease characterized by intrauterine growth restriction, metaphyseal dysplasia, congenital adrenal hypoplasia, and genital anomalies (such as cryptorchidism, posterior hypospadias, and micropenis). Patients may present shortly after birth with severe adrenal insufficiency. Additional manifestations include postnatal growth failure and delayed bone age, mild developmental delay, macrocephaly, mild facial dysmorphism (with frontal bossing, wide nasal bridge, and small, low-set ears), epiphyseal dysplasia, and hypercalcemia/hypercalciuria, among others.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Intrauterine growth retardation-metaphyseal dysplasia-adrenal hypoplasia congenita-genital anomalies syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.1
  • ICD-11: 5A74.Y
  • OMIM: 614732
  • UMLS: C1846009
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12312
  • MedDRA: -

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