Miller's syndrome

Miller's syndrome

[mil′ər]
Etymology: Marvin Miller, American pediatrician, 20th century
a syndrome of extensive facial and limb defects, characterized by malar hypoplasia, downslanting palpebral fissures, micrognathia, cleft lip and palate, cup-shaped ears, lower lid ectropion, postaxial limb deficiencies, and syndactyly. Less frequently present are heart defects and hearing loss. The syndrome is probably an autosomal-recessive trait. Also called postaxial acrofacial dysostosis.
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Only two families in the world have been diagnosed with Miller's syndrome, a disorder that leads to face and limb malformations.
The odds of developing both PCD and Miller's syndrome are less than one in 10 billion, according to Jorde.