Cockayne's syndrome

Report of a case with normal intelligence

Abstract

The patient discussed is a seven year old boy with Cockayne's syndrome, deafness, retinal “salt and pepper”-like abnormalities, microcephaly, retarded growth and abnormal appearance, but normal intelligence. This suggests that mental retardation is not inevitably associated with Cockayne's syndrome.

Zusammenfassung

Ein siebenjähriger Knabe mit dem Syndrom Cockayne mit Taubheit, der retinalen „Salz und Pfeffer”-Degeneration, Mikrocephalus, Wachstumsverzögerung und dem abnormalen Aussehen, aber mit einer normalen Intelligenz. Dieses läßt annehmen, daß die mentale Retardierung nicht absolut zu dem Syndrom gehört.

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Lanning, M., Similä, S. Cockayne's syndrome. Z. Kinder-Heilk. 109, 70–75 (1970). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00443496

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Key-Words

  • Deafness
  • Cockayne's Syndrome
  • Retinal Degeneration