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Pfeiffer-Palm-Teller syndrome (Rudolf Arthur Pfeiffer)

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A syndrome of short stature, unique amimic facies and other anomalies.

Description

A syndrome of short stature, unique amimic facies, ears cup-shaped, narrow palpebral fissures with epicanthal folds, enamel hypoplasia, slowly progressing stiffness of the joints and high-pitched voice. Aetiology unknown. Possibly autosomal recessive inheritance. Described in brother and sister.

Bibliography

  • R. A. Pfeiffer, D. Palm, W. Teller:
    A syndrome of short stature, amimic facies, enamel hypoplasia, slowly progressing stiffness of the joints and high-pitched voice in two siblings.
    Journal of Pediatrics, St. Louis, 1977, 91: 955-957.

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