Carpenter's syndrome


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Related to Carpenter's syndrome: osteogenesis imperfecta, Edwards syndrome, Pfeiffer syndrome, Miller syndrome, Aarskog-Scott syndrome

Carpenter's syndrome

 [kahr´pen-terz]
an inherited autosomal recessive disorder characterized by conical deformity of the head, extra fingers and toes, short fingers and toes, mental retardation, mild obesity, hypogonadism, and other anomalies. Called also acrocephalopolysyndactyly, type II.

Carpenter's syndrome

[kär′pəntərz]
Etymology: George Carpenter, British physician, 1859-1910
an autosomal-recessive form of acrocephalopolysyndactyly characterized also by mental retardation and shortened digits. Also called acrocephalopolysyndactyly, type II. See also Noack's syndrome, Sakati-Nyhan syndrome, Goodman's syndrome.