Russell-Silver syndrome.

  title={Russell-Silver syndrome.},
  author={Thomas Eggermann},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics},
  volume={154C 3},
In comparison to Prader-Willi or Angelman syndrome, Russell-Silver syndrome (RSS) is a relatively "young" imprinting disorder. This congenital disease is characterized by intrauterine and postnatal growth retardation, relative macrocephaly, a typical triangular face, asymmetry, and further less constant characteristic features. Genetic and epigenetic disturbances can meanwhile be detected in approximately 50% of patients with typical RSS features. Up to 5% of patients carry a maternal… CONTINUE READING
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