Edinburgh malformation syndrome


A rare syndrome characterized mental and physical retardation, infant death and various other abnormalities.


* Facial abnormalities * Fluid buildup inside skull * Mental retardation * Retarded motor development * Failure to thrive * Infant death * High blood bilirubin levels in infant * Advanced bone age * Thick scalp hair * Infant feeding problems * Prominent forehead * Small eyes * Breathing problems * Long thin fingers * Increased muscle tone * Long foot * Long thin toes * Low set ears * Small jaw * Seizures * Brain abnormalities * Impaired joint mobility * Small mouth * Low hair line on back of neck * Increased body hair * Downturned mouth


signs and symptoms of Edinburgh malformation syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Edinburgh malformation syndrome symptoms.