Fraser syndrome


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Fra·ser syn·drome

(frā'zĕr), [MIM*219000]
an association of cryptophthalmos with multiple anomalies, including middle and outer ear malformations, cleft palate, laryngeal deformity, displacement of umbilicus and nipples, digital malformations, separation of symphysis pubis, maldevelopment of kidneys, and masculinization of genitalia in females; autosomal recessive inheritance.

Fra·ser syn·drome

(frā'zĕr sin'drōm)
An association of cryptophthalmus with multiple anomalies, including middle and outer ear malformations, cleft palate, laryngeal deformity, displacement of umbilicus and nipples, digital malformations, separation of symphysis pubis, maldevelopment of kidneys, and masculinization of genitalia in females; autosomal recessive inheritance.

Fraser,

George R., English geneticist, 1932–.
Fraser syndrome - an association of cryptophthalmus with multiple anomalies. Synonym(s): cryptophthalmus syndrome
Fraser syndrome - see under Melnick, M
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INTRODUCTION: Fraser Syndrome or Meyer-Schwickerath's Syndrome or Fraser-Francois Syndrome is an autosomal recessive congenital disorder first described by Canadian geneticist C.
Epidemiology: The incidence of Fraser Syndrome is 0.
Furthermore, triploidies, several syndromes (such as Fraser syndrome, and Smith-Lemi-Opitz syndrome), congenital heart defects, cleft lip and palate, neural tube defects, and anorectal malformations have also been described in combination with hypospadias.
In his new autobiography, Hard Knocks And Soft Spots, Paddy has also revealed how he and Roseanne have lost four babies - three girls and a boy - to the rare genetic disease Fraser syndrome.
After having five healthy children, their next four died from a genetic disorder called Fraser syndrome.
This case reports only the second case of Fraser Syndrome (FS) in the dental literature, and the first with hypodontia and shortened roots.
Fraser syndrome is a rare syndrome which is more frequent in consanguineous parents.
The present case is the first report to describe hypodontia and shortened roots in Fraser syndrome.
ASSOCIATED ANOMALIES: The most frequently associated syndrome observed with CHAOS is Fraser syndrome which is characterized by malformations of the larynx, cryptophthalmos, syndactyly, genitourinary tract, craniofacial dysmorphism, orofacial clefting, mental retardation, and musculoskeletal anomalies.
Laryngeal atresia presenting as fetal ascites, olygohydramnios and lung appearance mimicking cystic adenomatoid malformation in a 25-week-old fetus with Fraser syndrome.
Fetoscopic and ultrasound-guided decompression of the fetal trachea in a human fetus with Fraser syndrome and congenital high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS) from laryngeal atresia.
They died when they were just babies, after Paddy and Roseanne discovered they suffered from a condition called Fraser syndrome, a rare genetic condition which is almost always fatal.

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