Seckel syndrome: A report of a case

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K Ramalingam; S D Kaliyamurthy; M Govindarajan; S Swathi;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (issn: 0970-4388, eissn: 1998-3905)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0970-4388.105021
  • Subject: "Bird-headed" dwarf | mental retardation | RK1-715 | Seckel syndrome | Dentistry
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

Seckel syndrome, first defined by Seckel in 1960, is a rare (incidence 1:10,000), genetically heterogeneous autosomal recessive disorder presenting at birth. This syndrome is characterized by a proportionate dwarfism of prenatal onset, a severe microcephaly with a "bird... View more
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