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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Other Names for this Disease
  • FGS
  • FGS1
  • Keller syndrome
  • Mental retardation, large head, imperforate anus, congenital hypotonia, and partial agenesis of corpus callosum
  • Opitz-Kaveggia syndrome
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What is the life expectancy for FG syndrome?

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What is the life expectancy for FG syndrome?

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.[1]
Last updated: 1/11/2010