Femoral Facial Syndrome
It is possible that the main title of the report Femoral Facial Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
- Femoral Dysgenesis, Bilateral
- Femoral Dysgenesis, Bilateral-Robin Anomaly
- Femoral Hypoplasia-Unusual Facies Syndrome
Femoral-Facial Syndrome is a rare disorder that occurs randomly (sporadically) in the population. There have been, however, two cases reported in which the disorder appeared to be inherited as an autosomal dominant genetic trait. The major symptoms of this disorder are underdeveloped thigh bones (femurs) and unusual facial features.
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