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Hypotelorism cleft palate hypospadias

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<1 / 1 000 000

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Age of onset






Autosomal dominant A pathogenic variant in only one gene copy in each cell is sufficient to cause an autosomal dominant disease.


Autosomal recessive Pathogenic variants in both copies of each gene of the chromosome are needed to cause an autosomal recessive disease and observe the mutant phenotype.


dominant X-linked dominant inheritance, sometimes referred to as X-linked dominance, is a mode of genetic inheritance by which a dominant gene is carried on the X chromosome.


recessive Pathogenic variants in both copies of a gene on the X chromosome cause an X-linked recessive disorder.


Mitochondrial or multigenic Mitochondrial genetic disorders can be caused by changes (mutations) in either the mitochondrial DNA or nuclear DNA that lead to dysfunction of the mitochondria and inadequate production of energy.

Multigenic or multifactor Inheritance involving many factors, of which at least one is genetic but none is of overwhelming importance, as in the causation of a disease by multiple genetic and environmental factors.


Not applicable


Other names (AKA)

Schilbach-Rott syndrome; Ocular hypotelorism, submucosal cleft palate, and hypospadias; Blepharofacioskeletal syndrome


Congenital and Genetic Diseases; Kidney and Urinary Diseases


The following summary is from Orphanet, a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.

Orpha Number: 2353

Schilbach-Rott syndrome (SRS) is an autosomal dominant dysmorphic disorder that is characterized by dysmorphic facies with hypotelorism, blepharophimosis, and cleft palate, and the frequent occurrence of hypospadias in males.

SRS has been described in 18 individuals to date. Its prevalence is unknown.

Clinical description
Features of SRS include a typical facial gestalt characterized by hypotelorism, blepharophimosis, facial asymmetry, small posteriorly angulated ears, a long prominent nose, a small mouth and an array of cleft palate abnormalities. Cutaneous syndactyly of the fingers and toes is a recurrent manifestation. Affected individuals often have a short stature and may present with a mild intellectual disability or learning difficulties. Hypospadias is frequently reported in males with SRS.

Etiology is unknown.

Genetic counseling
Transmission is autosomal dominant with variable expressivity.

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  • Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.