Prader-Willi habitus, osteopenia, and camptodactyly
Other Names for this Disease
- Urban-Rogers-Meyer syndrome
intellectual disability, short stature, obesity, genital abnormalities, and hand and/or toe contractures. It has only been described in two brothers and in one isolated case in a different family. Other symptoms included unusual face, deformity of the spinal column, osteoporosis and a history of frequent fractures. It is similar to Prader-Willi syndrome, but the authors concluded that it is a different condition. The cause was unknown in the reported cases.Prader-Willi habitus, osteopenia, and camptodactyly syndrome is characterized by
Last updated: 4/12/2016
- Familial syndrome of mental retardation, short stature, contractures of the hands, and genital anomalies. J Pediatr.. January, 1979; 94(1):52-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/758422.
- Pagnan N & Gollop TR. Prader-Willi habitus, osteopenia, and camptodactyly (Urban-Rogers-Meyer syndrome): a probable second report. Am J Med Genet. December, 1988; 31(4):787-92. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=3239569.
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