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Cervenka's syndrome

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A syndrome caharacterised by facial abnormalities, joint deformity, and myopia.

Description

A syndrome caharacterised by facial abnormalities, joint deformity, and myopia. There is hyaloideoretinal degeneration, cleft palate, and flattening of the midface. Mental retardation is sometimes associated. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Bibliography

  • M .Micahel Cohen, W. H. Knobloch, Robert J. Gorlin:
    A dominantly inherited syndrome of hyaloideoretinal degeneration, cleft palate and maxillary hypoplasia (Cervenka syndrome).
    Birth Defects Original Article Series, New York, VIII (7), 1971: 83-86.

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