multiple pterygium syndrome


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multiple pterygium syndrome

an autosomal-recessive syndrome characterized by pterygia of the neck, axillae, and popliteal, antecubital, and intercrural areas, accompanied by hypertelorism, cleft palate, micrognathia, ptosis of eyelids, and short stature. Skeletal abnormalities include camptodactyly, syndactyly, clubfoot, and flatfoot, in which the bottom of the foot resembles a rocker, as well as vertebral fusion and rib anomalies. Cryptorchidism is present in males, and labia majora are absent in females. Also called Escobar's syndrome, pterygium syndrome.

Escobar,

Victor, 20th century U.S. physician.
Escobar syndrome - syndrome manifested by orthopedic and cranial anomalies due to recessive trait. Synonym(s): multiple pterygium syndrome
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