Baller Gerold Syndrome

Essential
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Synonyms

  • Craniosynostosis with Radial Flaws
  • Craniosynostosis-Radial Aplasia Syndrome

Disorder Communities

  • None

General Conversation
Baller-Gerold Disorder is an unusual congenital disease that is apparent at birth (hereditary). The condition is identified by unique malformations of the head and also face (craniofacial) location and bones of the lower arms and also hands.

In infants with Baller-Gerold Syndrome, there is early blend of the fibrous joints (cranial sutures) in between certain bones in the head (craniosynostosis). As a result, the head may show up uncommonly short as well as wide and/or pointed on top (turribrachycephaly) or reasonably triangular in shape (trigonocephaly). Impacted infants may additionally have a prominent temple; downslanting eyelid folds up (palpebral crevices), small, malformed (dysplastic), low-set ears, and/or various other craniofacial irregularities. Baller-Gerold Syndrome is additionally defined by underdevelopment (hypoplasia) or absence (aplasia) of the bone on the thumb side of the forearms (spans). Additionally, the bone on the “pinky” side of the lower arms (ulnae) is uncommonly brief as well as curved and the thumbs could be underdeveloped or absent. Sometimes, added physical abnormalities and/or mental deficiency may likewise be present. Baller-Gerold Syndrome is believed to be inherited as an autosomal recessive attribute.