Bowen Hutterite syndrome is primarily characterized by distinctive malformations of the head and facial (craniofacial) area as well as additional skeletal, genital, kidney (renal), and/or brain abnormalities.
In most instances, there are abnormal growth delays before birth (intrauterine growth retardation), resulting in a low birth weight. In addition, in some cases, the fetus may be in a breech presentation, meaning that the buttocks Read More
Affected newborns may be small at birth, but otherwise appear normal. With age, other characteristics develop. For instance, chest deformities, feeding difficulties and developmental delay usually are manifest by or before 18 months. Disproportionate short stature, with the arms and legs being disproportionately too long for the torso, typically is present after 18 months. Additional clinical features that may also develop include dolichocepha Read More