Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome: a rare disorder

  • Sankalp Yadav
  • Gautam Rawal


Shprintzen-Goldberg Syndrome is an extremely infrequent disorder of connective tissue, characterized by craniosynostosis and marfanoid features, also known as Marfanoid Craniosynostosis syndrome. The syndrome was first introduced by Sugarman and Vogel' (1981) however, Shprintzen and Goldberg established this as a separate clinical entity in the year 1982. Since then, approximately sixty such cases have been set down in writing in the medical literature. Herein, we present a short review of literature of this rare connective disorder, in order to create awareness about this condition, as the magnitude of this disorder is not measured properly due to the paucity of literature.

The Pan African Medical Journal 2016;23

Author Biographies

Sankalp Yadav
General Duty Medical Officer-II, Chest Clinic Moti Nagar, North Delhi Municipal Corporation, New Delhi, India
Gautam Rawal
Critical Care Department, Rockland Hospital, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi, India

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 1937-8688