Multiple pterygium syndrome Escobar type
Other Names for this Disease
- Escobar syndrome
- Multiple pterygium syndrome
- Multiple pterygium syndrome nonlethal type
- Pterygium colli syndrome
- Pterygium syndrome
contractures. Symptoms of Escobar syndrome are present from birth. It can be caused by mutations in the CHRNG gene. It tends to be inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion.Multiple pterygium syndrome, Escobar type is characterized by webbing of the neck, elbows, and/or knees, and joint
Last updated: 1/29/2010
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