Beals-Hecht syndrome

Beals-Hecht syndrome

(belz'hekt')
[Rodney K. Beals; Frederick Hecht, U.S. pediatrician and geneticist, b. 1930]
Congenital contractural arachnodactyly.
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Beals syndrome, which is also known as Beals-Hecht syndrome or CCA, is classified as distal arthrogryposis Type 9.
We describe a child with Beals-Hecht syndrome and review the literature.
BEALS-HECHT SYNDROME (Beals syndrome; congenital contractural arachnodactyly) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by arachnodactyly, narrow body habitus, scoliosis, congenital contractures, and external ear deformities.
Beals-Hecht syndrome (Beals syndrome) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder manifested by arachnodactyly, narrow body habitus, scoliosis, congenital contractures, and external ear deformities.
Beals-Hecht syndrome is an extremely rare, autosomal dominant connective tissue disorder characterized by arachnodactyly, narrow body habitus, scoliosis, congenital contractures, and external ear deformities.