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Case Report - Current Pediatric Research (2020) Volume 24, Issue 6

A rare case of Michelin tire baby syndrome with achondroplasia in a Newborn baby

Michelin Tire Baby Syndrome (MTBS) also known as Kunze-Riehm syndrome is a rare genetic condition with a rare disease of unclear etiology and pathogenesis with generalized folding of excess skin manifesting clinically as symmetric ring-like excessive skin folds mostly affecting the extremities. The familial cases have been reported to have an AD pattern of inheritance. It may or may not be associated with chromosomal abnormalities. A rare association of Michelin tire baby syndrome with Achondroplasia was Published in 01- Apr-2020 - India. The following report is the first case of a rare association of Michelin tire baby syndrome with Achondroplasia in Yemen.

Author(s): Abdullah A.K. Al-Tayar1*, Ali Ahmed Al-Zaazaai2

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