MURCS association: a case report

  • RM Shawky
  • IM Talaat
  • ZI El-Hakim
  • SM Elsayed


MURCS association is a rare developmental disorder that affects females. The acronym MURCS stands for Mullerian, Renal, Cervicothoracic Somite abnormalities. It appears to occur randomly (Sporadic) with a frequency of 1 in 50.000 females. In this paper, we present a two-year-old girl with typical features of this syndrome in association with right deviation of anorectal canal, subglottic stenosis and unilateral oblique inguinal hernia..

Keywords: MURCS, congenital torticolis, anorectal- canal, abnormalities.

Egypt. J. Hum. Genet Vol. 8 (2) 2007: pp. 219-224

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