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Robinow Syndrome: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature

Cristalle Soman, Ashok Lingappa

Keywords : Alveolar ridge hypertrophy, Clinodactyly, Partial ankyloglossia, Robinow syndrome, Vertebral defects

Citation Information : Soman C, Lingappa A. Robinow Syndrome: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2015; 8 (2):149-152.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1303

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-07-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


Robinow syndrome is an extremely rare genetic disorder. Short-limbed dwarfism, abnormalities in the head, face, and external genitalia, as well as vertebral defects comprise its distinct features. This disorder exists in dominant and recessive patterns. Patients with the dominant pattern exhibit moderate symptoms. More physical characteristics and skeletal abnormalities characterize the recessive group. The syndrome is also known as Robinow-Silverman-Smith syndrome, Robinow dwarfism, fetal face, fetal face syndrome, fetal facies syndrome, acral dysostosis with facial and genital abnormalities, or mesomelic dwarfism-small genitalia syndrome. Covesdem syndrome was the name entitled for the recessive form previously. Here, we report a case of 8-year-old female with a autosomal recessive Robinow syndrome having skeletal and vertebral defects. How to cite this article: Soman C, Lingappa A. Robinow Syndrome: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2015;8(2):149-152.

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