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Definition

A syndrome characterized by congenital lipodystrophy, a progeroid facial appearance due to lack of subcutaneous fat, and variable signs of Marfan syndrome. Clinical features include premature birth with an accelerated linear growth disproportionate to the weight gain, ectopia lentis, aortic dilatation, dural ectasia, and arachnodactyly. Mental and motor development are within normal limits.

Acronym

MFLS

Synonyms

Marfanoid-progeroid-lipodystrophy syndrome
Marfanoid-progeroid syndrome
Marfan-progeroid-lipodystrophy syndrome