Roberts syndrome


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Rob·erts syn·drome

(rob'ĕrtz), [MIM*268300]
phocomelia or lesser degrees of hypomelia, microbrachycephaly, midfacial defect, prenatal growth deficiency, and cryptorchidism; associated with chromosomal centromeric abnormalities; autosomal recessive inheritance.

Roberts,

John B., U.S. physician, 1852-1924.
Roberts syndrome - autosomal recessive inheritance, with multiple defects.

Rob·erts syn·drome

(rob'ĕrts sindrōm) [MIM*268300]
Phocomelia or lesser degrees of hypomelia, microbrachycephaly, midfacial defect, prenatal growth deficiency, and cryptorchidism.
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4-6 In Roberts Syndrome, the upper extremities are affected more frequently than the lower extremities.
8 Van Den Berg did not detect PCS in 21 of the 100 cases of Roberts syndrome.
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A Child with Roberts Syndrome J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2011; 21: 431-3.