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LEOPARD syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • Cardiomyopathic lentiginosis
  • Lentigines, Electrocardiographic conduction abnormalities, Ocular hypertelorism, Pulmonic stenosis, Abnormal genitalia, Retardation of growth, Deafnes
  • Multiple lentigines syndrome
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Your Question

My grandson has been diagnosed with LEOPARD syndrome. We have just noticed that his eyes are beginning to cross. Is this a sign also?

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Can people with LEOPARD syndrome develop crossed eyes?

The medical term for crossed eyes is strabismus. Strabismus is not a common feature of LEOPARD syndrome, although it may occur in some affected individuals.[1][2]
Last updated: 11/30/2009

  • LEOPARD syndrome 1. OMIM database. Nomber 23, 2009; Accessed 11/30/2009.
  • Lehmann LH, Schaeufele T, Buss SJ, Balanova M, Hartschuh W, Ehlermann P, Katus HA. A patient with LEOPARD syndrome and PTPN11 mutation. Circulation 119: 1328-1329, 2009. .