Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome

Common Name(s)

Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome

Hallermann-Streiff syndrome is a rare, congenital condition characterized mainly by abnormalities of the skull and facial bones; characteristic facial features; sparse hair; eye abnormalities; dental defects; degenerative skin changes; and proportionate short stature.  Intellectual disability is present in some individuals.  Almost all reported cases of the condition appear to have occurred randomly for unknown reasons (sporadically) and are thought to have resulted from a new mutation in the affected individual.  Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.
 

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National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias

The National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias’ mission is to empower and connect people touched by ectodermal dysplasias through education, support, and research.

Last Updated: 7 May 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias

The National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias’ mission is to empower and connect people touched by ectodermal dysplasias through education, support, and research.

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Last Updated: 7 May 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome" returned 10 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Orodental findings in Hallermann-Streiff syndrome.
 

Author(s): Shilpa Parikh, Swati Gupta

Journal: Indian J Dent Res. ;23(1):124.

 

Hallermann-Streiff syndrome-also called occulomandibulofacial syndrome, Francois syndrome, oculomandibulodyscephaly with hypotrichosis, Aubry syndrome I, and Ullrich-Fremery-Dohna syndrome-is a rare genetic disorder, which comprisesmultiple congenital abnormalities affecting chiefly ...

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2012

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Surgical correction of Hallermann-Streiff syndrome: a case report of esotropia, entropion, and blepharoptosis.
 

Author(s): Won-Kyung Cho, Joo Wan Park, Mi Ra Park

Journal: Korean J Ophthalmol. 2011 Apr;25(2):142-5.

 

We report a case of surgical treatment for Hallermann-Streiff syndrome in a patient with ocular manifestations of esotropia, entropion, and blepharoptosis. A 54-year-old man visited Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital complaining of ocular discomfort due to cilia touching the corneas of both ...

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2011

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[Bilateral retinal detachment in Hallermann-Streiff-François syndrome: a case report].
 

Author(s): C Marc, S Guigou, C Boulicot, D Denis

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2011 Feb;34(2):118-21.

 

We report the case of a patient with Hallermann-Streiff-François syndrome, with typical presentation of white bilateral cataract. The surgical treatment showed morphological retinal abnormalities, which resulted in an exudative retinal detachment. This case underscores the importance ...

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2011

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