What is Dubowitz Syndrome? (Definition)
(Symptoms, Causes & Treatment)
According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Dubowitz syndrome is a very rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by micorcephaly, short stature, abnormal faces (small, round, triangular shaped with a pointed, receding chin, a broad, wide-tipped nose, and wide-set eyes with drooping eyelids), and mild to severe mental retardation. Behavioral characteristics have been known to include hyperactivity, short attention span, and aggressiveness. Behavior problems include difficulty feeding, sleep disturbance, and bedwetting. Individuals with the disorder have displayed shyness, fear of crowds, and dislike of loud noises. Sufferers are extremely prone to infections and have to undergo numerous surgical procedures.
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Clinical Trials – Investigational Therapies
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