Problem

Marshall-Smith syndrome

Other Names:
Marshall syndrome
Stickler syndrome
Nature:

Marshall-Smith Syndrome, discovered in 1971 (Marshall, Graham, Scott, Boner, & Smith), is characterized by unusual accelerated skeletal maturation (usually starting before birth) and symptoms like conspicuous physical characteristics, respiratory difficulties, and mental retardation. Cases described in the literature show a clinical variability regarding related symptoms. For instance, respiratory difficulties are ranging from absent to severe difficulties.

Related Problems:
Sotos syndrome
Values:
Syndrome
Subject(s):
Medicine Pathology
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
11.09.1998 – 00:00 CEST