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Bent bone dysplasia syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Bent bone dysplasia (BBD)-FGFR2 type
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What is bent bone dysplasia syndrome?
Bent bone dysplasia syndrome is a lethal skeletal disorder characterized by poor mineralization of the skull (calvarium), craniosynostosis, underdeveloped (hypoplastic) pubic bone (pubis) and clavicles, osteopenia, and bent long bones.  Unusual facial features include low-set ears, widely spaced eyes (hypertelorism), midface hypoplasia, prematurely erupted fetal teeth, and small chin (micrognathia). This condition is associated with mutations in the FGFR2 gene.
Last updated: 11/7/2012
- Merrill, AE, et.al.. Am J Hum Genet. March 9, 2012; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3309195/. Accessed 1/1/1900.
- Bent Bone Dysplasia Syndrome; BBDS. OMIM. April 25, 2012; http://www.omim.org/entry/614592. Accessed 11/7/2012.