Yunis Varon syndrome

Indian J Pediatr. 2006 Apr;73(4):353-5. doi: 10.1007/BF02825832.


In this communication is reported a neonate with Yunis Varon syndrome, a rare autosomal recessive disorder, born to a consanguineously married couple who had microcephaly, wide cranial sutures, prominent eyes, hypertelorism, dysplastic ears, sparse hairs, cupid bow like upper lip with median pseudocleft and labio-gingival retraction. Bilateral hypoplasia of thumbs, absent great toes, short phalanges were other features. Additional features in this case included median pseudocleft unreported earlier and C.T. findings of underdeveloped gyri, ischemic changes in temperoparietal region and bilateral lacunar infarcts in middle cerebral artery territory.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis*
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities / diagnostic imaging*
  • Female
  • Fingers / abnormalities*
  • Foot Deformities, Congenital / diagnostic imaging*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Radiography
  • Syndrome