A slowly progressive degenerative condition characterized by mental deficiency, wasting of limb musculature and bone abnormalities, including ossification of the pinnae.

@article{Primrose1982ASP,
  title={A slowly progressive degenerative condition characterized by mental deficiency, wasting of limb musculature and bone abnormalities, including ossification of the pinnae.},
  author={D. A. Primrose},
  journal={Journal of mental deficiency research},
  year={1982},
  volume={26 (Pt 2)},
  pages={101-6}
}
A condition is described in a 33-year-old Caucasian male in which there is severe mental deficiency present from an early age. There is non-progressive hydrocephaly and the eye findings include posterior polar cataracts. There is slowly progressive muscle wasting of the limbs along with degenerative bone changes. Ossification has occurred in the pinnae. Secondary sexual characteristics are underdeveloped and there is a low normal serum testosterone. The parents are not related and there is no… CONTINUE READING

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