Jeune syndrome

asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy

[MIM*208500]
hereditary hypoplasia of the thorax, associated with pelvic skeletal abnormality.

as·phyx·i·a·ting thor·a·cic dys·tro·phy

(as-fik'sē-āt-ing thōr-as'ik dis'trŏ-fē)
Hereditary hypoplasia of the thorax, associated with pelvic skeletal abnormality.
Synonym(s): Jeune syndrome.

Jeune syndrome

(zhen)
[Mathis Jeune, Fr. pediatrician, b. 1910]
A rare autosomal recessive form of dwarfism, accompanied by severe narrowing of the thoracic skeleton.
Synonym: asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy

Jeune,

Mathis, French pediatrician, 1910–.
Jeune syndrome - hereditary hypoplasia of the thorax, associated with pelvic skeletal abnormality. Synonym(s): asphyxiating thoracic dysplasia
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Differential diagnosis includes trisomy 13, Zellweger syndrome, Agostino syndrome and Jeune syndrome.
He was found to have features suggestive of Jeune syndrome (asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy).
2] Closely spaced nipples have often been noted in Jeune syndrome (asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy) and cerebrocostomandibular syndrome.
Widely spaced nipples are seen in several genetic disorders and other conditions, such as Turner syndrome, [1] and closely spaced nipples are associated with Jeune syndrome and cerebrocostomandibular syndrome.
Jeune syndrome or asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy is a rare autosomal recessive skeletal dysplasia characterised by a small chest and short ribs which restrict the growth and expansion of the lungs (1).
Clinically, Jeune syndrome is characterized by a small, narrow chest and variable limb shortness.
Jeune syndrome is sometimes compatible with life, although respiratory failure and infections are often fatal during infancy.
Kelly from Ohio wrote asking for a match for her son who has lethal asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy or Jeune Syndrome.
8 Jeune syndrome, another related disorder, is an autosomal recessive condition characterized by small chest, renal anomalies and retinal degeneration.

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