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Rimoin-Mcalister syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Rimoin's syndrome

Related people

A familial syndrome, characterized by short-limbed dwarfism, metaphyseal dysostosis, recurrent ear infections, conductive deafness, and mild mental retardation.

Description

A familial syndrome, characterized by short-limbed dwarfism, metaphyseal dysostosis, recurrent ear infections, conductive deafness, and mild mental retardation. Occur in males; present from birth. Inheritance is autosomal recessive.

Bibliography

  • D. L. Rimoin, W. H. McAlister:
    Metaphyseal dysostosis, conductive hearing loss and mental retardation: a recessively inherited syndrome.
    Birth Defects Original Article Series, New York, 1971, VII/4: 116-122.

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