Aarskog Syndrome Research Paper

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Aarskog Syndrome Description Aarskog syndrome (also known as Aarskog–Scott syndrome, faciodigitogenital syndrome, shawl scrotum syndrome and faciogenital dysplasia) is a rare autosomal X-linked inherited disorder that affects a person 's height, muscles, skeleton, genitals, and appearance of the face. It mostly affects at birth and the symptoms usually become apparent by the age of 3years. Unfortunately, Aarskog syndrome is a lifelong condition without a cure. Some people with Aarskog syndrome are born with more serious abnormalities, such as heart defects or a cleft lip with or without an opening in the roof of the mouth (cleft palate). Most males with Aarskog syndrome have a shawl scrotum, in which the scrotum surrounds the penis. Less often,

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