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)|
|Abnormal hair quantity||90%|
|Abnormality of the eyelashes||90%|
|Abnormality of the fontanelles or cranial sutures||90%|
|Abnormality of the hip bone||90%|
|Aplasia/Hypoplasia of the eyebrow||90%|
|Delayed skeletal maturation||90%|
|Intrauterine growth retardation||90%|
|Advanced eruption of teeth||50%|
|Cerebral cortical atrophy||50%|
|Convex nasal ridge||50%|
|Abnormality of chromosome stability||7.5%|
|Limitation of joint mobility||7.5%|
|Abnormality of cardiovascular system morphology||-|
|Absence of subcutaneous fat||-|
|Aplasia/Hypoplasia of the earlobes||-|
|Autosomal recessive inheritance||-|
|Delayed closure of the anterior fontanelle||-|
|Failure to thrive||-|
|Increased serum testosterone level||-|
|Narrow nasal ridge||-|
|obsolete Decreased subcutaneous fat||-|
|Prominent scalp veins||-|
|Recurrent respiratory infections||-|
|Sparse and thin eyebrow||-|
|Sparse scalp hair||-|
|Upslanted palpebral fissure||-|
|Widely patent fontanelles and sutures||-|
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