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Medical Term:

craniocarpotarsal dystrophy


Definition: a syndrome characterized by specific facial features with sunken eyes, hypertelorism, long philtrum, small nose, and small mouth with pursing of lips as in whistling, and skeletal malformations with ulnar deviation of hands, camptodactyly, talipes equinovarus, and frontal bone defects; autosomal dominant inheritance.

Synonym(s): craniocarpotarsal dysplasia, Freeman-Sheldon syndrome, whistling face syndrome

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