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A Case of Sotos Syndrome -Cerebral Gigantism-

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1995;38(5):725-729.
Published online May 15, 1995.
A Case of Sotos Syndrome -Cerebral Gigantism-
In Seok Kim, Joon Hee Kim, Young Youn Choi, Jae Sook Ma, Tai Joo Hwang
Department of Pediatrics, Chonnam University Medical School, Kwangju, Korea
Sotos 증후군 1례
김인석, 김준희, 최영륜, 마재숙, 황태주
전남대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Sotos syndrome, cerebral gigantism, is a rare disorder characterized by early onset of excessive growth, distinctive dysmorphic head and facial feature, advanced bone development, and nonprogressive mental retardation without evidence of endocrine disorder. We experienced a case of Sotos syndrome in a two year and four month old boy, who was t hought a fragile-X syndrome at 6 months of age. A brief review of related literatures is also presented.
Key Words: Gigantism, Mertal retardation

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