Lethal Multiple Pterygium Syndrome
Lethal multiple pterygium syndrome (LMPS) is a lethal hereditary disorder characterized by a distinct constellation of multiple anomalies, consisting of multiple pterygia, flexion contractures of multiple joints, characteristic facial appearance, cystic hygroma, hydrops, and pulmonary and cardiac hypoplasia.
KeywordsPulmonary Hypoplasia Bony Fusion Cystic Hygroma Facial Anomaly Hypoplastic Lung
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