de Lange syndrome
de Lang·e syn·drome(dĕ-lahng'ĕ),
a multiple congenital anomaly syndrome characterized by mental retardation, distinctive facies with microcephaly, synophrys, low anterior hairline, depressed nasal bridge, anteverted nares, long philtrum, carp mouth, thin upper lip and low-set ears, prenatal and postnatal growth retardation, hirsutism, and frequently, limb anomalies. Genetics unclear, although some instances appear to be autosomal dominantly inherited.
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de Lange syndrome(də lăng′, də läng′, dĕ läng′ə)
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de Lange syndrome(de lang')
[Cornelia de Lange, Dutch pediatrician, 1871–1950]See: Cornelia de Lange syndrome
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de Lange,Cornelia, Dutch pediatrician, 1871-1950.
Cornelia de Lange syndrome - Synonym(s): de Lange syndrome
de Lange syndrome - a congenital anomaly characterized by impaired development, mental retardation, characteristic facies with synophrys and hairline well down on forehead, depressed bridge of nose with uptilted tip of nose, small head with low-set ears, and flat spadelike hands with simian crease and short tapering fingers. Synonym(s): Amsterdam syndrome; Cornelia de Lange syndrome
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