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Opitz' N syndrome

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Inheritable malformation-retardation syndrome with impaired hearing, visual disturbances, cryptorchism, hypospadia and tetraspastic.

Description

Autosomal recessive or sex-linked inheritable malformation-retardation syndrome with impaired hearing an visual disturbances, cryptorchism, hypospadia and tetraspastic. The term N syndrome is taken from the first letter in the name of the affected family.

Bibliography

  • R. O. Hess, E. G. Kaveggia, J. M. Opitz:
    The N syndrome, a ┬źnew┬╗ multiple congenital anomaly-mental retardation syndrome.
    Clinical Genetics, Copenhagen, 1974, 6: 237-246.

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