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Christian syndrome

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Christian syndrome


Definition Any of a number of syndromes, most of which are known by other names:

(1) Adducted thumb syndrome (OMIM 201550), see there

(2) Hand-Schüller-Christian disease, formally, haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis—familial—type 1 (OMIM:267700)   

(3) Mental retardation—skeletal dysplasia—and abducens palsy (OMIM:309620)

(4) Preaxial brachydactyly with hallux varus and thumb abduction (OMIM:11450)  

(5) Weber-Christian disease, aka relapsing nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis

Most of these entities will be discussed at length with the release of the beta of the syndromes portion of the modernmedicaldictionary database.

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