How is Freeman-Sheldon syndrome differentiated from arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC)?

Updated: Nov 11, 2020
  • Author: Mithilesh Kumar Lal, MD, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPCH, MRCPCH(UK); Chief Editor: Maria Descartes, MD  more...
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Freeman-Sheldon syndrome (OMIM 193700)

This is also known as whistling face syndrome and is an autosomal dominant disorder. It is characterized by a masklike face with a small mouth, giving a whistling face appearance; deep-set eyes; small nose with a broad nasal bridge; epicanthal folds; strabismus; high arched palate; small tongue; an H-shaped cutaneous dimpling on the chin; flexion of fingers; equinovarus feet with contracted toes; kyphosis; scoliosis; and other anomalies. [24]

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