Gunal-Seber-Basaran syndrome

Last revised by Subhan Iqbal on 19 Oct 2021

Gunal-Seber-Basaran syndrome is an exceedingly rare presentation of multiple bone islands, i.e. osteopoikilosis. It is characterized by dacryocystitis due to lacrimal canal stenosis with osteopoikilosis 1-3. This syndrome has an autosomal dominant inheritance 2,3.

History and etymology

The combination of dacryocystitis with osteopoikilosis was first described in 1993 by three Turkish clinicians, two orthopedic surgeons, lzge Günal​ and S Seber, and a medical geneticist N Basaran 2.

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