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Medical Term:

Schwartz syndrome

Pronunciation: shworts

Definition: a congenital disorder characterized by myotonic myopathy, dystrophy of epiphyseal cartilages resulting in dwarfism, joint contractures, blepharophimosis, and characteristic facies; autosomal recessive inheritance.

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