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It is possible that the main title of the report Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome is not the name you expected.
Cerebrocostomandibular syndrome is an extremely rare inherited disorder characterized by an abnormally small jaw (micrognathia), malformations of the roof of the mouth (palate), improper positioning of the tongue (glossoptosis), and abnormal development of the ribs (rib dysplasia). In most cases, such abnormalities contribute to respiratory problems (insufficiency) during early infancy. Although some affected individuals have normal intelligence, others exhibit moderate to severe mental retardation. Although research suggests that cerebrocostomandibular syndrome is usually inherited as an autosomal recessive genetic trait, some cases have also been documented in the medical literature that suggest autosomal dominant inheritance.
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
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Last Updated: 4/25/2008
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