Urban Rogers Meyer Syndrome

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Definition

Also simply known as Urban syndrome, Urban Rogers Meyer syndrome is an extremely rare congenital disease has only been reported in two cases. The first to describe the disease was Urban et al. in 1979.

Symptoms and Signs

The disease is characterized by mental retardation, short stature, hand contractures, obesity, and increased muscle tone. Among is less common symptoms are undescended testes, behavioral problems, kidney stones, small jaw, and small ear.

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