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.
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