Problem

Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Nature:
This congenital syndrome usually results in moderate to severe mental and physical disabilities. Earlier, many children died of serious medical problems in infancy because their needs were not anticipated. This is no longer the case, and it is expected that most will live into adulthood.
Incidence:
The exact incidence is unclear, but it is thought to be between 1:10,000 and 1:30,000 live births.
Broader Problems:
Congenital abnormalities
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Subject(s):
Medicine Pathology
Date of last update
15.07.1999 – 00:00 CEST