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Definition

A syndromic form of mental retardation, a disorder characterized by significantly below average general intellectual functioning associated with impairments in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period. SHMS patients have intellectual disability in combination with distinct craniofacial features and genital abnormalities.

Acronym

SHMS

Synonyms

Mental retardation, autosomal dominant 17
MRD17

Keywords

Mental retardation