PETERS’ PLUS SYNDROME: A RARE CASE REPORT
*Dr. Binish Khan, Dr. Gopa Kumar R. Nair, Dr. Niharika Kumari, Dr. Balkrishn Gaur and Dr. Ngurang Anam
Peters’ Plus syndrome is an infrequent genetic disease, characterized by low height, peculiar facial appearance, eye anomalies and mental retardation with less than 75 cases reported worldwide. The clinical examination, combined with the comparative pattern technique described, was applied to a 3 year old female child, for requisite diagnosis of this rare syndrome. It is important to know and identify these clinical symptoms in order to diagnose the disorder, starting early rehabilitation and supplying the family with genetic counselling on this little known ailment.
Keywords: Peters’ Plus Syndrome, Krause-Kivlin Syndrome, Peters’ anomaly, congenital disorder, glycosylation.
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