Silver-Russell syndrome

  • Shohela Akhter Department of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Mohammad lmnul Islam Department of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Hafiz Al Mamun Department of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Shahana A. Rahman Department of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
Keywords: Silver-Russell syndrome

Abstract

Silver-Russell syndrome is clinically and genetically a heterogeneous disorder. In most of the cases, etiology is unknown, only in 10% cases defect in chromosome 7 is identified. It bas distinctive facial features and asymmetric limbs. Most predominant symptom is growth failure. A case of Silver-Russell syndrome reported here who presented with growth failure, hemihypertrophy ofleft side oftbe body, dysmorphic facial profile and difficulty in speech. Counseling was done with the parents regarding the etiology, progression and outcome of the disease.

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2016-08-04
How to Cite
Akhter, S., Islam, M., Mamun, H., & Rahman, S. (2016). Silver-Russell syndrome. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 6(2), 175-177. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v6i2.29138
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Case Reports