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 adipose tissue||90%|
|Abnormality of the voice||90%|
|Prematurely aged appearance||90%|
|Deeply set eye||50%|
|Inflammatory abnormality of the eye||50%|
|Limitation of joint mobility||50%|
|Recurrent respiratory infections||50%|
|Reduced number of teeth||50%|
|Abnormality of lipid metabolism||7.5%|
|Abnormality of the aortic valve||7.5%|
|Abnormality of the gastric mucosa||7.5%|
|Intrauterine growth retardation||7.5%|
|Nausea and vomiting||7.5%|
|Abnormal joint morphology||-|
|Aortic valve stenosis||-|
|Autosomal dominant inheritance||-|
|Autosomal recessive inheritance||-|
|Bicuspid aortic valve||-|
|High pitched voice||-|
|High-frequency hearing impairment||-|
|Impaired T cell function||-|
|Lack of facial subcutaneous fat||-|
|Sensorineural hearing impairment||-|
|Severe viral infections||-|
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