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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2016, Volume : 9, Issue : 10
First page : ( 1773) Last page : ( 1776)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00358.9

Freeman-sheldon syndrome

Shukri Nor Masitah Mohamed*, Mrs. Thenmozhi M.S.

Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: aniruddhmenon@icloud.com, umasamsi@gmail.com

Online published on 2 March, 2017.

Abstract

Aim

To write a review on Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome

Objective

To explore the features, etiology and treatments related to this syndrome

Background

Freeman-Sheldon syndrome is a condition that affects the face, limbs and feet. Individual with this disorder have a distinctive facial appearance including a small mouth and mandible with a pursed lips, giving the appearance of ‘whistling face’. It is likely caused by mutations in in genes that encode fast twitch skeletal muscle isoforms of troponin I (TNNI2) and troponin T (TNNT3) and embryonic myosin (MYH3)

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