European Journal of Dermatology


Hypotrichosis, lymphedema of the legs and acral telangiectasias - new syndrome? Volume 11, numéro 6, November - December 2001

University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Dept. of Dermatology 802, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Page(s) : 515-7
  • Année de parution : 2001

Lymphedema of the legs combined with hair abnormalities can be a prominent feature of Noonan syndrome (MIM 163950). This phenotype has previously been referred to as "male Turner syndrome" because of the similarities with Turner (45,X0) syndrome. The most prominent characteristics are short stature, webbed neck, triangular facies and sparse, sometimes woolly or fragile hair. Congenital heart disorders can also be a part of the phenotype [...]