What is Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome?
Saethre-Chotzen syndrome belongs to a group of diseases called acrocephalosyndactyly syndromes. These diseases are characterized by early closure of the spaces between the skull bones and a webbing or connection between two or more fingers or toes. Individuals with Saethre-Chotzen syndome may also have other cranial and facial differences, including a high forehead and droopy or widely-spaced eyes. To learn more about what Saethre-Chotzen is, visit: Saethre-Chotzen.
SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/saethre-chotzen-syndrome-8538/overview/9035 • DATE UPDATED: 2016-06-12
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