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.
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Are there other names for Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome?
Other names for Saethre-Chotzen syndrome include acrocephalysyndactyly type III, acrocephaly skull asymmetry and mild syndactyly, ACS type III, and Chotzen syndrome. To learn more about various names for Saethre-Chotzen, visit: Saethre-Chotzen Names
How common is Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome?
Saethre-Chotzen syndrome occurs in about 1 in 25,000 to 1 in 50,000 live births.
What is the usual abbreviation for Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome?
Saethre-Chotzen syndrome is abbreviated as SCS.