Urban–Rogers–Meyer syndrome

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Urban–Rogers–Meyer syndrome
Other namesPrader–Willi habitus, osteopenia, and camptodactyly
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This condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner
SpecialtyMedical genetics Edit this on Wikidata

Urban–Rogers–Meyer syndrome, also known as PraderWilli habitus, osteopenia, and camptodactyly or Urban syndrome,[1] is an extremely rare inherited congenital disorder first described by Urban et al. (1979).[2][3] It is characterized by genital anomalies, mental retardation, obesity, contractures of fingers, and osteoporosis,[3] though further complications are known.[4][5]


  1. ^ Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM): 264010
  2. ^ Urban MD, Rogers JG, Meyer WJ (Jan 1979). "Familial syndrome of mental retardation, short stature, contractures of the hands, and genital anomalies". J. Pediatr. 94 (1): 52–55. doi:10.1016/S0022-3476(79)80349-2. PMID 758422.
  3. ^ a b Pagnan NA, Gollop TR (Dec 1988). "Prader-Willi habitus, osteopenia, and camptodactyly (Urban–Rogers–Meyer syndrome): a probable second report". Am. J. Med. Genet. 31 (4): 787–792. doi:10.1002/ajmg.1320310410. PMID 3239569.
  4. ^ "Urban Rogers Meyer syndrome". Orphanet. Retrieved Aug 29, 2010.
  5. ^ "Urban-Rogers-Meyer syndrome". Jablonski's Syndromes Database (closed). NLM. Retrieved Aug 29, 2010.

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