Other Names for this Disease
- Hallermann Streiff syndrome
- Hallermann Streiff Francois syndrome
- Francois dyscephalic syndrome
- François dyscephalic syndrome
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The majority of cases of Hallermann-Streiff syndrome appear to be sporadic (occurring in individuals with no history of the condition in the family). There have been reports of affected individuals having multiple, unaffected children. Although some have reported it appears to be inherited in an autosomal recessive manner in a small number of cases, others have argued that there is little evidence for this being a recessively inherited disorder. Therefore, the mode of inheritance of the condition remains unclear.
Last updated: 7/23/2012
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