Other Names for this Disease
- Facial dysmorphism - intellectual deficit - short stature - hearing loss
- Laryngotracheal stenosis, arthropathy, prognathism, and short stature
- LAPS syndrome
- Growth mental deficiency syndrome of Myhre
- Facial dysmorphism - intellectual disability - short stature - hearing loss
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Treatment of this condition is symptomatic and supportive. Children with Myhre syndrome may require management by a team of specialists, including pediatricians, speech pathologists, orthopedists (bone specialists), cardiologists (heart specialists), audiologists (hearing specialists), and physical therapists. Early intervention is important to help ensure that children with Myhre syndrome reach their full potential.
Last updated: 3/17/2014
- Myhre Syndrome. National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). 2004; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/1075/viewAbstract. Accessed 3/17/2014.
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