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De Barsy syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Corneal clouding, cutis laxa and mental retardation
- Cutis laxa growth deficiency syndrome
- Progeroid syndrome of De Barsy
- Progeroid syndrome, De Barsy type
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In a review article published in 2008, the authors state that of the reported cases of De Barsy syndrome in the literature, 76% of affected individuals were described as having developmental delay, which was severe in 48%. No individuals were reported to have normal development. However, the long-term developmental outcome was not available for many individuals because they either died in infancy or were reported in the first 2 years of life.
Last updated: 10/31/2011