B4GALT7-related spondylodysplastic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

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B4GALT7-related spondylodysplastic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Synonyms: B4GALT7-related spondylodysplastic EDS | EDS progeroid type 1 | EDS with short stature and limb anomalies | spEDS-B4GALT7

A form of spondylodysplastic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome due to variants in B4GALT7 and characterized by short stature variable degrees of muscle hypotonia joint hypermobility especially of the hands and bowing of limbs. Additional features include the typical craniofacial gestalt (mid-face hypoplasia round flat face proptosis and narrow mouth) hyperextensible skin that is soft thin translucent and doughy delayed motor and/or cognitive development characteristic radiographic findings (such as radio-ulnar synostosis radial head subluxation or dislocation metaphyseal flaring and osteopenia) and ocular abnormalities.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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