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Stickler’s syndrome: review and differential diagnosis

July 14, 2014

Stickler’s syndrome is an autosomal dominant connective tissue disorder also known as hereditary progressive arthro-ophthalmopathy. It is estimated to affect 1 in 10,000 Americans. The clinical findings include myopia, retinal detachment, vitreal degeneration, premature degenerative changes, hypermobility of joints, sensorineural hearing loss, cleft palate and midfacial hypoplasia. The syndrome is usually diagnosed in childhood. However,

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