Ulbright Hodes Syndrome

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Definition

Ulbright Hodes syndrome or Renal dysplasia-limb defects syndrome (RL syndrome) is a very rare disorder that has been described in three infants, all of whom died shortly after they were born.

Symptoms and Signs

Some of the symptoms or characteristics of the disease are retarded growth, missing arm bones, missing leg bones, mesomalia, fused forearm bones, radiohumeral fusion, anomalies of the external genitalia, and potter-like facies.

Causes

Ulbright Hodes syndrome is a congenital disease and is believed to the an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance.

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