Richieri Costa-da Silva syndrome

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Synonyms: Myotonia-intellectual disability-skeletal anomalies syndrome

Richieri Costa-da Silva syndrome is a rare genetic myotonic syndrome characterized by childhood onset of progressive and severe myotonia (with generalized muscular hypertrophy and progressive impairment of gait) short stature skeletal abnormalities (including pectus carinatum short wedge-shaped thoracolumbar vertebrae kyphoscoliosis genu valgum irregular femoral epiphyses) and mild to moderate intellectual deficiency. No facial dysmorphism nor joint limitation is associated. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1984.

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Association Aux Pas du Coeur – Côte d’ivoire

Our organization wants to raise awareness and recognition of rare diseases in Ivory Coast. Our mission is to: Raise awareness and campaign to help with the diagnosis and free therapeutic care of patients. Request and/or contribute to actions relating to the training of the medical profession to be able to make a final diagnosis and ensure continuous monitoring of patients easily.

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