LEOPARD syndrome: A genetic syndrome transmitted in an autosomal dominant manner that is named for its characteristic features: L -- lentigines (dark freckles) on the head and neck E -- electrocardiogram (EKG) abnormalities O -- ocular hyperteleorism (wide-spacing of the eyes) P -- pulmonary stenosis A -- abnormal genitalia R -- retardation of grow
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<syndrome> An autosomal dominant inherited disorder characterised by freckle-like spots (lentigines) on the trunk. ... Other findings may include wide set eyes, sternum abnormalities, prominent ears, deafness, cafe-au-lait spots, pulmonary stenosis, cryptorchidism, delayed puberty or hypogonadism. There is no treatment available only underlyi
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an autosomal dominant syndrome consisting of multiple lentigines, asymptomatic electrocardiographic abnormalities, and often ocular hypertelorism, pulmonary stenosis, abnormal genitalia, growth retardation, and sensorineural deafness. Patients have characteristic coarse facies. Called also lentiginosis profusa, lentiginos...
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A rare inherited disorder that causes abnormalities of the skin, heart, ears, genitals, head and face. LEOPARD stands for: L=Lentigines, or dark spots on the skin, E= Electrocardigram abnormalities, O= Ocular hypertelorism, or wide spaced eyes, P= Pulmonary stenosis, A= Abnormal genitalia, R= Retardation of growth, D= Deafness. Common sympto...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. syndrome consisting of lentigines (multiple), electrocardiographic abnormalities, ocular hypertelorism, pulmonary stenosis, abnormalities of genitalia, retardation of growth, and deafness (sensorineural). An autosomal dominant hereditary disorder. Synonyms: multiple lentigines syndrome
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Multiple lentigines syndrome LEOPARD syndrome is an autosomal dominant syndrome consisting of multiple lentigines and junctional nevi, electrocardiographic changes, ocular hypertelorism, pulmonary and subaortic stenosis, abnormalities of the genitalia, retardation of growth and deafness.
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Related to Noonan syndrome, LEOPARD syndrome is caused by a different missense mutation of the same gene. Noonan syndrome is fairly common (1:1,000 to 1:2,500 live births), and neurofibromatosis 1 (which was once thought to be related to LEOPARD syndrome) is also common (1:3500); however, no epidemiological data exists for LEOPARD syndrome. ==Sign
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