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 retinal pigmentation||90%|
|Aplasia/Hypoplasia of the abdominal wall musculature||90%|
|Hernia of the abdominal wall||90%|
|Lack of skin elasticity||90%|
|Patent ductus arteriosus||90%|
|Prematurely aged appearance||90%|
|Abnormality of the bronchi||50%|
|Abnormality of the hip bone||50%|
|Abnormality of the palate||50%|
|Aplasia/Hypoplasia of the tongue||50%|
|Depressed nasal ridge||50%|
|Intrauterine growth retardation||50%|
|Low-set, posteriorly rotated ears||50%|
|Recurrent respiratory infections||50%|
|Recurrent urinary tract infections||50%|
|Thickened nuchal skin fold||50%|
|Abnormal blistering of the skin||7.5%|
|Abnormality of metabolism/homeostasis||7.5%|
|Abnormality of the heart valves||7.5%|
|Atria septal defect||7.5%|
|Congestive heart failure||7.5%|
|Decreased body weight||7.5%|
|Ventricular septal defect||7.5%|
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