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Fanconi-Albertini-Zellweger syndrome

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The characteristic features of this syndrome include growth retardation, osteoporosis with spontaneous fractures, curving of the long bones, congenital heart defect, peculiar facies, albuminuria, metabolic acidosis, and cerebrospinal fluid changes.


  • G. Fanconi, A. Albertini, H. Zellweger:
    Osteopathia acidotica pseudorachitica.
    Helvetica Paediatrica Acta, Basel, 1948, 2: 95-112.

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