Snyder-Robinson syndrome

(redirected from Snyder-Robinson mental retardation syndrome)

Snyder-Robinson syndrome

An X-linked condition (OMIM:309583) characterised by mental retardation; marfanoid habitus; reduced muscle bulk; osteoporosis; kyphoscoliosis; long, thin face; slight facial asymmetry with a prominent lower lip; nasal voice; high, narrow or cleft palate; and long, thin fingers and toes.

Molecular pathology
Defects of SMS, which encodes a protein of the spermidine/spermin synthase family, cause Snyder-Robinson syndrome.