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Vol. 4 - Num. 14

Clinical Reviews

FG Syndrome detected in a Primary Care Centre

R Neipp López, I Padrones Prieto, I Aguilar de Armas, MA Lavandeira Hernández, FJ Castellanos Martínez

Reference of this article: Neipp López R, Padrones Prieto I, Aguilar de Armas I, Lavandeira Hernández MA, Castellanos Martínez FJ. FG Syndrome detected in a Primary Care Centre. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2002;4:223-227.

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FG Syndrome was first described by Opitz and Kaveggia in 1974, it is a sex linked recessive disorder. Its main features are mental retardation, macrocephaly, facial dysmorphism, constipation with or without anal malformations and with a peculiar personality. Diagnosis, of outstanding importance in order to establish the genetic counselling, is based on dysmorphism associated to hypotonia. We describe the physical, bioanalitical and neuroradiological findings of a patient suffering from this syndrome.


FG Syndrome Genetics

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