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Pterygium Syndrome, Multiple

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Synonyms of Pterygium Syndrome, Multiple

  • Escobar Syndrome
  • multiple pterygium syndrome
  • pterygium colli syndrome
  • pterygium universale

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Multiple pterygium syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder characterized by minor facial anomalies, short stature, vertebral defects, multiple joints in a fixed position (contractures) and webbing (pterygia) of the neck, inside bend of the elbows, back of the knees, armpits and fingers. Multiple pterygium syndrome usually follows autosomal recessive inheritance but can also follow autosomal dominant inheritance.

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