Hallermann-Streiff syndrome

Hallermann-Streiff syndrome


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Hallermann-Streiff syndrome (also known as the François Dyscephalic Syndrome, Hallermann-Streiff-François syndrome, Oculomandibulodyscephaly with hypotrichosis and Oculomandibulofacial syndrome) is a congenital disorder that affects growth, cranial development, hair growth and dental development.

There are fewer than 200 people with the syndrome worldwide.Fact|date=May 2008 An organisation supporting people with the Hallermann Streiff Syndrome is the Germany based "Schattenkinder e.V." [ [http://www.schattenkinder.info Germany based Schattenkinder e.V.] ]


Patients with this syndrome are shorter than the average person and may not develop hair in many places, including in the facial, leg and pubic areas. Patients also have eye problems including clouded or reduced eye size, bilateral cataracts and glaucoma.

It can be associated with sleep apnea.cite journal |author=Shiomi T, Guilleminault C, Izumi H, Yamada S, Murata K, Kobayashi T |title=Obstructive sleep apnoea in a puerperal patient with Hallermann-Streiff syndrome |journal=Eur. Respir. J. |volume=14 |issue=4 |pages=974–7 |year=1999 |month=October |pmid=10573253 |doi= |url=http://erj.ersjournals.com/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=10573253]

It can complicate intubation.cite journal |author=Malde AD, Jagtap SR, Pantvaidya SH |title=Hallermann-Streiff syndrome: airway problems during anaesthesia |journal=J Postgrad Med |volume=40 |issue=4 |pages=216–8 |year=1994 |pmid=9136243 |doi= |url=http://www.jpgmonline.com/article.asp?issn=0022-3859;year=1994;volume=40;issue=4;spage=216;epage=8;aulast=Malde]


It is named for Wilhelm Hallermann and Enrico Streiff. [WhoNamedIt|synd|1767] [W. Hallermann. Vogelgesicht und Cataracta congenita. Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde, Stuttgart, 1948, 113: 315-318.] [E. B. Streiff. Dysmorphie mandibulo-faciale (tête d’oiseau) et alterations oculaires. Ophthalmologica, Basel, 1950, 120: 79-83. ]


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* [http://www.nlm.nih.gov/cgi/jablonski/syndrome_cgi?index=334 Jablonski's Syndrome Database]

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