Potter syndrome (mnemonic)

A helpful mnemonic to remember the common clinical features of Potter syndrome:


  • P: pulmonary hypoplasia
  • O: oligohydramnios
  • T: twisted skin (wrinkly skin)
  • T: twisted face (Potter facies: low set ears, retrognathia, hypertelorism)
  • E: extremity deformities (limb deformities: club hands and feet, joint contractures)
  • R: renal agenesis (bilateral)
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rID: 44316
System: Paediatrics
Section: Mnemonics
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