Cohen, M. Michael, Jr.

  • Peter Beighton
  • Greta Beighton

Abstract

Cohen syndrome comprises low birth weight, short stature, mental retardation, ophthalmological abnormalities and a characteristic facies. Inheritance is autosomal recessive.

Keywords

Obesity Tuberculosis Triad Craniosynostosis Holoprosencephaly 

Reference

  1. Cohen MM Jr, Hall BD, Smith DW, Graham CB, Lampert KJ (1973) A new syndrome with hypotonia, obesity, mental deficiency and facial, oral, ocular and limb anomalies. J Pediatr 83: 280–284PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Beighton
    • 1
  • Greta Beighton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human GeneticsUniversity of Cape Town Medical SchoolSouth Africa

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