The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. If available, the list includes a rough estimate of how common a feature is (its frequency). Frequencies are based on a specific study and may not be representative of all studies. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary for definitions of the terms below.
|Signs and Symptoms||Approximate number of patients (when available)|
|Abnormality of the cerebral white matter||-|
|Absence of the pulmonary valve||-|
|Aortic valve stenosis||-|
|Atresia of the external auditory canal||-|
|Atrial septal defect||-|
|Autosomal dominant inheritance||-|
|Cleft upper lip||-|
|Conductive hearing impairment||-|
|Congestive heart failure||-|
|Delayed CNS myelination||-|
|Depressed nasal bridge||-|
|Dilatation of the ascending aorta||-|
|Downslanted palpebral fissures||-|
|Downturned corners of mouth||-|
|Dysplastic aortic valve||-|
|Dysplastic pulmonary valve||-|
|Failure to thrive in infancy||-|
|Growth hormone deficiency||-|
|Low anterior hairline||-|
|Patent ductus arteriosus||-|
|Proximal placement of thumb||-|
|Recurrent respiratory infections||-|
|Rocker bottom foot||-|
|Secretory IgA deficiency||-|
|Sensorineural hearing impairment||-|
|Short palpebral fissure||-|
|Stenosis of the external auditory canal||-|
|U-Shaped upper lip vermilion||-|
|Ventricular septal defect||-|
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