Cloverleaf skull-asphyxiating thoracic dysplasia syndrome

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Synonyms: Benallegue-Lacete syndrome

A rare syndromic craniosynostosis characterized by prenatal presentation with cloverleaf skull micromelia and asphyxiating thoracic dysplasia. Radiologic features include short ribs horizontal roof of the acetabulum with a rounded median prominence and lateral spurs deformed long bones with broad metaphyses and absent ossification of the terminal phalanges. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1987.

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