Robinow syndrome

Robinow syndrome is a rare heterogenous genetic disorder with at least two distinct forms.

The syndrome can affects several systems which include:

Genetics

Both autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive forms exist.

The autosomal recessive form of the disorder has been linked to the ROR2 gene on position 9 of the long arm of chromosome 9.

It was first described in 1969 by Meinhard Robinow 2: geneticist (and his colleagues).

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rID: 15739
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Robinow 's syndrome
  • Fetal face syndrome

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