- Aarskog-Scott syndrome
- This disorder is characterized by multiple birth defects including wide spaced eyes (ocular hypertelorism), front-facing (anteverted) nostrils, a broad upper lip, a malformed ("saddle-bag") scrotum, and laxity of the ligaments resulting in bending back of the knees (genu recurvatum), flat feet, and overly extensible fingers. This condition is inherited. There are X-linked and autosomal (non-X-linked) forms of the disease. The gene for the X-linked form of the disease has been mapped to chromosome band Xp11.21. The disease is named for DJ Aarskog (1928-) and CI Scott, Jr. (1934-), Norwegian and American pediatricians, respectively, who described it in 1970-71. It is also known descriptively as faciodigitogenital dysplasia.
* * *Aar·skog-Scott syndrome (ahrsґkog skotґ) [D.C. Aarskog, Charles I. Scott, Jr., American pediatrician, 20th century] Aarskog syndrome; see under syndrome.
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