Achard syndrome

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A·chard syn·drome

(ah-shahr), [MIM*100700]
arachnodactyly with small receding mandible, broad skull, and joint laxity limited to the hands and feet; genetics unclear.

Achard syndrome

A hereditary condition (MIM:100700) characterised by arachnodactyly, small receding mandible, broad skull and joint laxity limited to the hands and feet. It is unknown if this is a disease a sui generis.

Achard,

Émile Charles, French physician, 1860-1941.
Achard syndrome - arachnodactyly with small, receding mandible, broad skull, and joint laxity limited to the hands and feet.
Achard-Thiers syndrome - one form of a virilizing disorder of adrenocortical origin in women.