Coffin-Siris syndrome


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Cof·fin-Si·ris syn·drome

(kof'ĭn sir'ĭs), [MIM*135900]
characterized by mental retardation, bulbous nose, flat nasal bridge, moderate hirsutism, and digital anomalies with absence or hypoplasia of the nail and terminal phalanx of the fifth finger and/or the fifth toe; probably autosomal dominant inheritance.

Coffin,

Grange S., U.S. pediatrician, 1923–.
Coffin-Lowry syndrome - Synonym(s): Coffin-Siris syndrome
Coffin-Siris syndrome - mental retardation with wide bulbous (pugilistic) nose, low nasal bridge, moderate hirsutism, and digital anomalies. Synonym(s): Coffin-Lowry syndrome

Siris,

Evelyn, U.S. radiologist, 1914-1987.
Coffin-Siris syndrome - see under Coffin
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