Shprintzen-Goldberg Syndrome: Case Report

Yalcintepe S., Yuregir O. O., Bozdogan S. T., Aslan H.

MEANDROS MEDICAL AND DENTAL JOURNAL, vol.19, no.2, pp.175-177, 2018 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/meandros.2209
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.175-177
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome is a rare syndrome with craniosynostosis of coronal, sagittal or lambdoidal sutures, dolichocephaly, typical craniofacial features, skeletal abnormalities, scoliosis, joint hyperextensibility or contractures, neurological findings and brain malformations. Fifteen months old male patient with hydrocephalus and dysmorphic facial appearance was referred to our clinic for genetical evaluation. In his dysmorphic examination, the findings were dolichocephaly, prominent forehead and glabella, hypertelorism, prominent eyes, proptosis, depressed nasal root, anteverted nostrils, small nose, low-set and posteriorly rotated, dysplastic ears, microretrognathia, short philtrum, fish mouth of mouth, plump cheeks, high and narrow palate, secondary alveolar arch, pectus carinatum. Hands were small and he had arachnodactyly. Toes were thin. He had also hypotonia and umbilical hernia. With these findings, he was clinically diagnosed as Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome. This is the first reported case of Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome from Turkey according to literature review.