NORD gratefully acknowledges Juan F. Sotos, MD, Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, Nationwide Children's Hospital, for assistance in the preparation of this report.
Synonyms of Sotos Syndrome
Subdivisions of Sotos Syndrome
Sotos syndrome is a genetic disorder, described in 1964, characterized by excessive growth prenatally and postnatally, a large dolichocephalic (elongated) head, distinctive facial configuration, and a non-progressive neurological disorder with intellectual disability. Advanced bone age is present in approximately 75 to 85% of patients.
Sotos Syndrome Resources
(Please note that some of these organizations may provide information concerning certain conditions potentially associated with this disorder [e.g., growth disorders, mental retardation, etc.].
NORD Member Organizations
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