Blizzard syndrome

Blizzard syndrome

(bliz'ard)
[Robert M. Blizzard, 20th-cent. U.S. pediatric endocrinologist]
A rare inherited disorder characterized by under and/or abnormal development of the nose, teeth, ears, pancreas and thyroid. Deafness, mental retardation and failure to thrive may be present.
Synonym: Johanson-Blizzard syndrome
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Blizzard syndrome, I call it, remembering how antsy we got by the second day.
My husband staved off blizzard syndrome at our house by playing games with the kids whenever they came inside to warm up.
Mum Judy, 36, was at home looking after her son, Ciaran, four who is disabled with a rare genetic disorder called Johanson Blizzard Syndrome when Kerry's friends ran and alerted a neighbour.