FACES Syndrome

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

FACES syndrome, also known as Friedman-Goodman syndrome, is a condition that is characterized by unique Facial features, Anorexia, Cachexia (body wasting) and Eye and Skin lesions. The pattern of inheritance and underlying genetic cause of FACES syndrome has not yet been established. FACES syndrome has only been reported in three members of the same family. Source: Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), supported by ORDR-NCATS and NHGRI.

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