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Multiple pterygium syndrome

Multiple pterygium syndrome: Introduction

Multiple pterygium syndrome: A very rare disorder characterized by webbing of various parts of the body, contractures, short stature, fusion of neck vertebrae and facial anomalies. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Multiple pterygium syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Multiple pterygium syndrome

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Multiple pterygium syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Multiple pterygium syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Multiple pterygium syndrome

  • Anterior clefts of vertebral bodies
  • Tall vertebral bodies
  • Failed fusion of posterior neural arches
  • Rib fusions
  • Long clavicles
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Definitions of Multiple pterygium syndrome:

A rare syndrome of short stature, abnormal facies and webbing of the neck, antecubital, digital, popliteal, and intercural areas. Joint contractures, vertebral fusion defects, and rocker-bottom feet are usually associated. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Multiple pterygium syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Multiple pterygium syndrome, or a subtype of Multiple pterygium syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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