Ogden syndrome

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Synonyms: Premature aging appearance-developmental delay-cardiac arrhythmia syndrome

Ogden syndrome is a rare genetic progeroid syndrome characterized by a variable phenotype including postnatal growth delay severe global developmental delay hypotonia non-specific dysmorphic facies with aged appearance and cryptorchidism as well as cardiac arrthymias and skeletal anomalies. Patients typically present with widely opened fontanels mainly truncal hypotonia a waddling gait with hypertonia of the extremities small hands and feet broad great toes scoliosis and redundant skin with lack of subcutaneous fat.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version June 2024

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Advocacy Organizations

Ogden C.A.R.E.S.

Our mission at Ogden CARES is to empower affected families by providing resources and supporting research in pursuit of a cure for Ogden Syndrome. We strive to provide dedicated support to families impacted by this ultra rare disorder, raise awareness about Ogden Sybdrome, and build a reciprocal network throughout the rare disease community.

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