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Definition

A childhood overgrowth syndrome characterized by pre- and postnatal overgrowth, developmental delay, mental retardation, advanced bone age, and abnormal craniofacial morphology including macrodolichocephaly with frontal bossing, frontoparietal sparseness of hair, apparent hypertelorism, downslanting palpebral fissures, and facial flushing. Common oral findings include: premature eruption of teeth; high, arched palate; pointed chin and, more rarely, prognathism.

Acronym

SOTOS1

Synonyms

Cerebral gigantism
Chromosome 5q35 deletion syndrome
Sotos syndrome

 
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