<syndrome> An autosomal recessive disorder characterised by telangiectatic erythema of the face, photosensitivity, dwarfism, and other abnormalities. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(blldbomacm) an autosomal recessive syndrome consisting of erythema and telangiectasia in a butterfly distribution on the face, photosensitivity, and well-proportioned dwarfism of prenatal onset. Immunoglobulins show abnormalities and there is a high incidence of malignancy, especially leukemia. Many patients are of Ash...
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An inherited birth defect that occurs when there are numerous breaks along the chromosomes in an individual's body. Although the syndrome can affect anyone, it is most common among Jews. People with Bloom's syndrome generally have a short stature and a narrow face with a prominent nose. It is common to have a butterfly-shaped rash on the face a...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: blōm Definitions: 1. congenital telangiectatic erythema, primarily in butterfly distribution, of the face and occasionally of the hands and forearms, with sun sensitivity of skin lesions and dwarfism with normal body proportions except for a narrow face and dolichocephalic skull; chromosomes are excessively unstable a
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A rare, inherited disorder marked by height that is shorter than average, a narrow face with redness and a rash, a high-pitched voice, and fertility problems. Patients with this disorder have an increased risk of cancer, especially leukemia and osteosarcoma (bone cancer). Bloom syndrome is caused by changes in a protein that normally helps cells ma
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Bloom syndrome (often abbreviated as BS in literature), also known as Bloom–Torre–Machacek syndrome, is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by short stature and predisposition to the development of cancer. Cells from a person with Bloom syndrome exhibit a striking genomic instability that includes excessive homologous recombinati
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