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Larsen syndrome, recessive type
Other Names for this Disease
- Multiple congenital dislocations associated with characteristic facial abnormality
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autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive pattern. Changes in the FLNB gene cause the autosomal dominant form of Larsen syndrome.Larsen syndrome is characterized by numerous joint dislocations at birth, flexible joints, and a distinctive appearance to the face, hands and feet. Larsen syndrome can be inherited in either an
Last updated: 5/4/2010
- Larsen syndrome. Orphanet. May 2006; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=503. Accessed 5/3/2010.
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