What is Ruvalcaba-Myhre-Smith syndrome?

Updated: Jun 06, 2020
  • Author: Jaime Shalkow, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Cameron K Tebbi, MD  more...
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This syndrome includes developmental abnormalities, microcephaly, and juvenile polyposis. It is a rare disease that occurs in males. No cancer has been reported in these patients. The polyps are removed when symptomatic, and family screening is advised.


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