Other Names for this Disease
- Brachycephaly, deafness, cataract and mental retardation
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brachycephaly or plagiocephaly; structural brain abnormalities; abnormal EEG; intellectual disability; deafness; eye conditions (cataracts or glaucoma); distinctive facial features; and body asymmetry. The underlying cause of FLS remains unknown. Almost all cases have been sporadic (occurring in people with no family history of FLS) with the exception of 2 affected siblings, suggesting it was inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.Fine-Lubinsky syndrome (FLS) is a very rare syndrome that affects various parts of the body. Signs and symptoms can vary and may include
Last updated: 6/23/2015
- Fine-Lubinsky syndrome. Orphanet. September 2007; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=1272. Accessed 4/27/2011.
- Robert J. Gorlin, Meyer Michael Cohen, Raoul C. M. Hennekam. Syndromes of the Head and Neck, Fourth Edition. US: Oxford University Press; 2001;
- Corona-Rivera JR et. al. Further clinical delineation of Fine-Lubinsky syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. May, 2009; 149A(5):1070-1075.
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