congenital contractural arachnodactyly


congenital con·​trac·​tur·​al arachnodactyly -kən-ˈtrak-chə-rəl-, -kän- How to pronounce congenital contractural arachnodactyly (audio)
: a disorder that is similar to or a variant of Marfan syndrome, is inherited as a dominant autosomal trait, and is characterized especially by arachnodactyly, joint contracture, and scoliosis

called also Beals syndrome

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“Congenital contractural arachnodactyly.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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