Other Names for this Disease
- Congenital limb amputation
- Keller syndrome
- Mental retardation, large head, imperforate anus, congenital hypotonia, and partial agenesis of corpus callosum
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Serious complications of FG syndrome, such as heart defects, breathing complications, or gastrointestinal (GI) malformations, may shorten the lifespan of affected individuals. Long-term survival has been reported, and several individuals with FG syndrome 1 have survived beyond age 60.
Last updated: 1/11/2010
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