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Harper's syndrome

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This term is often used as a synonym for the Seckel syndrome, of which it is a variant. It is a syndrome characterized by multiple congenital anomalies.


  • R. G. Harper:
    Bird-headed dwarfs (Seckel's syndrome). A familial pattern of development, dental, skeletal, genital, and central nervous system anomalies.
    Journal of Pediatrics, St. Louis, 1967, 70: 799-804.
  • D. Bixley, R. M. Antley:
    Microcephalic dwarfism in sisters.
    Birth Defects Original Article Series, New York, 1974, 10 (7): 161-165.

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