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Schinzel Giedion syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Schinzel Giedion midface-retraction syndrome
- Schinzel-Giedion syndrome
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 Recurrent pneumonia, feeding intolerance, and seizures are frequent difficulties in the care of affected children. The underlying genetic defect that causes the condition has not yet been identified.Schinzel-Giedion syndrome is a rare genetic syndrome. Common symptoms include kidney and urinary malformations, skeletal abnormalities, severe developmental delay, and a characteristic facial appearance.
Last updated: 1/20/2009
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