Beals' syndrome

Beals' syndrome

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Etymology: Rodney Kenneth Beals, American orthopedic surgeon, b. 1931
An autosomal-dominant syndrome characterized by long, thin extremities with abnormally long fingers and toes, multiple joint contractures, kyphoscoliosis, and malformed auricles of the ears; it is a form of hereditary bone dysplasia.