Ring chromosome 12 syndrome

What is Ring chromosome 12 syndrome?

Ring chromosome 12 syndrome is a rare chromosomal anomaly syndrome with a highly variable phenotype principally characterized by postnatal growth retardation, variable degrees of developmental delay and intellectual disability, microcephaly and facial dysmorphism (incl. epicanthal folds, low-set, cupped ears, prominent nose with flat nasal bridge, high arched palate, micrognathia). Skeletal abnormalities (e.g. pectus excavatum, clinodactyly), congenital heart malformations, cryptorchidism, café-au-lait spots and epilepsy have also been reported.

Other condition names

  • Ring 12
  • Ring chromosome 12


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000
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