Noonan's syndrome

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1478
Reference Entry
A definition of the medical term "noonan's syndrome" is presented. It refers to an autosomal dominant syndrome marked by cardiac valve and aortic anomalies. It occurs in about 1 in 1800 births. Findings include low-set ears, webbing of neck, cubitum valgum,and severe mental retardation. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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