Larsen Syndrome: A Case Report

  • N Mitra Senior Paediatrician, Department of Paediatrics, Southern Railway Hospital, Chennai
  • Dr Narayanswamy Kannan
  • VS Kumar Sr DMO, Department of Paediatrics, Southern Railway Hospital, Chennai
  • G Kavita Sr DMO, Department of Paediatrics, Southern Railway Hospital, Chennai
Keywords: Genu recurvatum, Short stature, Hypodontia, Bifid uvula, Submucosal cleft palate, Cardiac anomaly

Abstract

Larsen syndrome was first described in 1950 by Larsen, Schottstaedt and Bost. This rare inherited disorder is characterized by congenital dislocation of multiple joints along with other anomalies of heart, face, hands and bones. Awareness of this condition and assosciated complications helps in better follow up and management of these patients.

Key words: Genu recurvatum; Short stature; Hypodontia; Bifid uvula; Submucosal cleft palate; Cardiac anomaly

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v32i1.5349  

J. Nepal Paediatr. Soc. Vol.32(1) 2012 85-87

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Dr Narayanswamy Kannan

Chief Pediatrician

Southern railway head quarter hospital

Chennai


Published
2012-02-29
How to Cite
Mitra, N., Kannan, D. N., Kumar, V., & Kavita, G. (2012). Larsen Syndrome: A Case Report. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 32(1), 85-87. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v32i1.5349
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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series