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Aarskog


Description

Aarskog syndrome is a genetic disorder that extreme but rare. Patients with dwarf stature clear symptoms are not apparent until the child was three years old, the face is not normal, musculoskeletal and genital abnormalities, and mentally disturbed. The disorder is associated with chromosome X. The name of this disease that is taken from its discoverer, Dagfinn Aarskog, pediatricians Norway, in 1970.

Cause

Until now the cause of the syndrome is unknown aarskog.

Symptom

Face is not normal, musculoskeletal and genital abnormalities, and mentally disturbed.

Treatment

Medical care that can be done is with surgery to correct some abnormalities.

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