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Definition

An autosomal dominant, syndromic form of mental retardation characterized by delayed psychomotor development, profound language impairment, and facial dysmorphism, including frontal bossing, upslanting palpebral fissures, depressed nasal bridge with bulbous tip, and macrostomia. There is variable penetrance of cardiac malformations, ranging from no malformations to patent foramen ovale to septal defects and/or transposition of the great arteries. Mental retardation is defined by significantly below average general intellectual functioning associated with impairments in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period.

Acronym

MRFACD

Keywords

Mental retardation