Yunis-Varón syndrome

Yunis Varón syndrome is a rare skeletal dysplasia. It is thought to be autosomal recessive.

Radiographic features

  • severe neurologic impairment
  • cleidocranial dysplasia
    • absent clavicles
    • macrocrania
    • diastasis of sutures
  • micrognathia
  • absent thumbs and distal phalanges of fingers
  • hypoplasia of the proximal phalanges
  • absence of the distal phalanges of the big toes
  • pelvic dysplasia and bilateral hip dislocation
  • poorly delineated lips

Treatment and prognosis

The syndrome is usually fatal in infancy.

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rID: 33137
Section: Syndromes
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