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Sjögren-Larsson syndrome

Pronunciation: shor'gren lar'son

Definition: congenital ichthyosis in association with oligophrenia and spastic paraplegia; autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in the fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase gene (FALDH) on chromosome 17p.

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