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Adams Oliver syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • AOS
  • Aplasia cutis congenita with terminal transverse defects of limbs, and skull defects
  • Congenital scalp defects with distal limb anomalies
  • Forrest H Adams syndrome
  • Limb scalp and skull defects
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  • Most of the deaths of people with Adams Oliver syndrome (AOS) that I have seen are a result of pulmonary hypertension. Is there a relationship between those deaths and vascular problems or cutis marmorata telangiectastica congenita (CMTC)? Is there a difference between the vascular problems common in AOS patients and those who also have CMTC? Click here for answer