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Pectus excavatum-macrocephaly-dysplastic nails syndrome

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Familial short stature, developmental delay, pectus abnormalities, distinctive facies, and dysplastic nails; Pectus excavatum, macrocephaly and dysplastic nails; Zori Stalker Williams syndrome
Modes of inheritance:
Unknown inheritance
MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Source: Orphanet
Hereditary clinical entity whose mode of inheritance is unknown.
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0010883
OMIM®: 600399
Orphanet: ORPHA2835


Pectus excavatum-macrocephaly-dysplastic nails syndrome is a rare multiple congenital anomalies syndrome characterized by relative macrocephaly, pectus excavatum, short stature, nail dysplasia, and motor developmental delay (that resolves during childhood). There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1992. [from ORDO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPectus excavatum-macrocephaly-dysplastic nails syndrome

Recent clinical studies


Torii C, Izumi K, Nakajima H, Takahashi T, Kosaki K
Congenit Anom (Kyoto) 2007 Mar;47(1):49-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-4520.2006.00140.x. PMID: 17300690
De Morentin HM, Dodiuk-Gad RP, Brenner S
Skinmed 2004 Sep-Oct;3(5):274-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-9740.2004.03005.x. PMID: 15365265
Behmel A, Plöchl E, Rosenkranz W
Am J Med Genet 1988 May-Jun;30(1-2):275-85. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.1320300129. PMID: 3177454
Morris CA, Palumbos JC, Carey JC
Am J Med Genet 1987 Jul;27(3):623-31. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.1320270315. PMID: 3631134


Shamberger RC, Welch KJ
J Pediatr Surg 1988 Jul;23(7):615-22. doi: 10.1016/s0022-3468(88)80629-8. PMID: 3204460

Clinical prediction guides

Morris CA, Palumbos JC, Carey JC
Am J Med Genet 1987 Jul;27(3):623-31. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.1320270315. PMID: 3631134

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