Mondo Description Ablepharon macrostomia syndrome is an extremely rare multiple congenital malformation syndrome characterized by the association of ablepharon, macrostomia, abnormal external ears, syndactyly of the hands and feet, skin findings (such as dry and coarse skin or redundant folds of skin), absent or sparse hair, genital malformations and developmental delay (in 2/3 of cases). Other reported manifestations include malar hypoplasia, absent or hypoplastic nipples, umbilical abnormalities and growth retardation. It is a mainly sporadic disorder, although a few familial cases having been reported, and it displays significant clinical overlap with Fraser syndrome.
Uniprot Description A congenital ectodermal dysplasia characterized by absent eyelids, macrostomia, microtia, redundant skin, sparse hair, dysmorphic nose and ears, variable abnormalities of the nipples, genitalia, fingers, and hands, largely normal intellectual and motor development, and poor growth.
Disease Ontology Description A syndrome characterized by ablepharon, macrostomia, abnormal external ears, syndactyly of the hands and feet, dry and coarse skin or redundant folds of skin, absent or sparse hair, genital malformations and developmental delay and that has_material_basis_in heterozygous mutation in the TWIST2 gene on chromosome 2q37.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0008693: ablepharon macrostomia syndrome