Sanjad Sakati syndrome

Dr Vikas Shah and Dr Yusra Sheikh et al.

Sanjad Sakati syndrome (SSS) is also known as hypoparathyroidism - retardation - dysmorphism (HRD). It is a  rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder.

Exclusively found in people of Arabian origin. There is an equal distribution in both sexes.

Gene of the syndrome is found on chromosome 1q42-q43 .

  • hypocalcemic tetany or convulsions
  • mental retardation
  • severe dysmorphic features
  • severe intrauterine and postnatal growth retardation

First definitively described by Sanjad et al in 1991.




Article information

rID: 72156
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • hypoparathyroidism -retardation-dysmorphism

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