Marshall–Smith Syndrome

Marshall–Smith Syndrome

Marshall-Smith Syndrome, discovered in 1971 (Marshall, Graham, Scott, Boner, & Smith), is characterized by unusual accelerated skeletal maturation (usually starting before birth) and symptoms like conspicuous physical characteristics, respiratory difficulties, and mental retardation. Cases described in the literature show a clinical variabililty regarding related symptoms. For instance, respiratory difficulties are ranging from absent to severe difficulties.

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