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Spranger syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by dwarfism and an unusually pleasant, happy face as well as other abnormalities involving the hands and feet. The condition involves localized accumulations of mucopolysaccharides in the liver, trachea and cardiovascular system cartilage. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Spranger syndrome is available below.
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Prognosis for Spranger syndrome: poor, infant death frequent
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