Infantile spasms-broad thumbs syndrome

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Infantile spasms-broad thumbs syndrome

Synonyms: Tsao-Ellingson syndrome

Infantile spasms-broad thumbs syndrome is a rare neurologic disorder characterized by profound developmental delay facial dysmorphism (i.e. microcephaly large anterior fontanel hypertelorism downslanting palpebral fissures beaked nose micrognathia) broad thumbs and flexion and/or extension spasms. Bilateral cataracts hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and hydrocele have also been reported. EEG shows hypsarrhythmic features and MRI may reveal partial agenesis of the corpus callosum mild brain atrophy and/or ventriculomegaly. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1990.

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