Hallermann-Streiff syndrome (HSS) is a rare disorder that is primarily characterized by distinctive malformations of the skull and facial (craniofacial) region;. Hallermann-Streiff syndrome (HSS) is a rare genetic disorder that is primarily characterized by distinctive malformations of the skull and facial region, sparse hair. Hallermann-Streiff syndrome is characterized by a typical skull shape ( brachycephaly with frontal bossing), hypotrichosis, microphthalmia, cataracts, beaked.

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Clinical Synopsis Toggle Dropdown. Related Disorders Symptoms of the following disorders can be similar to those of Hallermann-Streiff syndrome.

The Causes of Blindness in Childhood. This disorder is termed Cockayne syndrome type B CSB and caused by mutation in the gene encoding the group 6 excision-repair cross-complementing protein ERCC6 on chromosome 10q Congenital malformations and deformations of face and neck Q18 Standard Therapies Treatment The treatment of Hallermann-Streiff syndrome is directed toward the specific symptoms that are apparent in each individual.

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Patients also have eye problems including reduced eye sizebilateral cataracts [2] and glaucoma. Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. Also, because individuals with Hallermann-Streiff syndrome have malformed teeth with abnormal roots and enamel hypoplasia, they are predisposed to developing severe dental caries hallsrmann it imperative to ensure good dental hygiene.


Corneal opacities in the Hallermann-Streiff syndrome. Health care resources for this disease Expert centres Diagnostic tests 7 Hhallermann organisations 58 Orphan drug s 0. Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals Ann Jose ankara escort. Steele and Bass reviewed 50 published cases.

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Most cases of Hallermann-Streiff syndrome are sporadic. They pointed to the probable cases in father and daughter reported by Guyard et hallernann. AQP2 Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus 2.

Hallermann-Streiff syndrome also known as oculomandibulofacial syndrome is ztreiff rare syndrome chiefly comprising facial and ocular abnormalities. Hallermann—Streiff syndrome is a congenital disorder that affects growth, cranial developmenthair growth and dental development. Congenital heart defects are rare in HSS. Hironao N, et al. Together we are strong.


Cataract extractions were performed in this patient at 5 and 6 weeks of age. CC ]. Ann Jose ankara escort. Hallermann and Streiff reported patients with dyscephaly, a ‘bird-like’ face, congenital cataracts, and microphthalmia.

Core manifestations of this syndrome include marked pre-natal and severe post-natal growth retardation, an unusual face triangular shape, sparse hair, small mouth, pointed chindental anomalies natal teeth; hypodontiageneralized lipodystrophy with localized fat masses, and-in some cases-progressive ataxia and tremor.

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Obstruction may result from small nares and glossoptosis secondary to micrognathia and these may lead to cor pulmonale.


Robinow also emphasized the risks of problems with upper airway obstruction in HSS, particularly in the neonatal period and in infancy. NeonatalInfancy ICD Symptoms of the following disorders can be similar to those of Hallermann-Streiff syndrome. Unfortunately, it is not free to produce. Some eye experts suggest corneal stromal opacities, which are ill defined and bilateral with clear stroma between the opacities might be a hallmark feature of this condition.

There are major differences but there are also similarities in phenotype, which sustain the suggestion that the syndrome can be caused by disturbed POLR3A functioning. Both of monozygotic twins were affected in the report of Van Balen In most cases, affected individuals develop premature, widespread thickening and loss of elasticity of arterial walls arteriosclerosispotentially resulting in life-threatening complications.

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Both autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive inheritance have been postulated.