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Nager syndrome

The Nager syndrome (also known as acrofacial dysostosis) is a rare congenital syndrome primarily characterized by facial and skeletal features

Recognized features include:

In addition there can also be tracheal and laryngeal anomalies

There may be agenetic defect localized to chromosome 9q32. Most cases are thought to be sporadic. Occasional autosomal recessive and autosomal dominant forms have been described.

It was initially described by Nager and deReynier in 1948

Article information

rID: 14644
Section: Syndromes
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Acrofacial dyostosis
  • Nager acrofacial dyostosis
  • Nager's acrofacial dysostosis

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