Lenz-Majewski syndrome

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Lenz-Majewski syndrome

A skin condition characterised by hyperostosis, craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, dwarfism, cutis laxa, prominent veins, bony sclerosis, proximal symphalangism, syndactyly, brachydactyly, mental retardation, enamel hypoplasia and hypertelorism. While it is presumed to have genetic cause, the defective gene has not been identified.
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Widukind D., German geneticist, 1919-1995.
Lenz-Majewski syndrome - congenital anomalies, mental retardation, sclerosis of the skeletal system.
Lenz syndrome - inherited X-linked trait consisting of multiple abnormalities.


Frank, German pediatrician and human geneticist, 1941–.
Lenz-Majewski syndrome - see under Lenz
Majewski syndrome - fatal form of neonatal dwarfism.
Mohr-Majewski syndrome - see under Mohr, Otto Lous
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Lenz-Majewski Hyperostotic Dwarfism (LMHD) is an extremely rare congenital, sclerosing bone dysplasia that causes cranio-tubular hyperostosis, ectodermal dysplasia (cutis laxa and enamel hypoplasia), osseous dysgenesis of hands and feet with diaphyseal cortical thickening of tubular bones and intellectual disability.
Keywords: Lenz-Majewski Hyperostotic Dwarfism, Lipoma, Obstructive Hydrocephalus.