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Monday, March 12, 2012

Hennekam lymphangiectasia syndrome.

Hennekam lymphangiectasia syndrome.



Department of Nephrology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Kochi, India.


Hennekam lymphangiectasia syndrome is a rare disorder comprising of intestinal and renal lymphangiectasia, dysmorphic facial appearance and mental retardation. The facial features include hypertelorism with a wide, flat nasal bridge, epicanthic folds, small mouth and small ears. We describe a case of a multigravida with bad obstetric history and characteristic facial and dental anomalies and bilateral renal lymphangiectasia. To our knowledge this is the first case of Hennekamlymphangiectasia syndrome with anodontia to be reported from India.

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Indian Journal of Nephrology

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