Roberts syndrome

What is Roberts syndrome?

Roberts syndrome (RBS) is characterized by pre- and postnatal growth retardation, severe symmetric limb reduction defects, craniofacial anomalies and severe intellectual deficit. SC phocomelia is a milder form of RBS.

Other condition names

  • Pseudothalidomide syndrome
  • Roberts-SC phocomelia syndrome
  • SC phocomelia
  • SC pseudothalidomide syndrome

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive


  • Worldwide: Unknown

Age of Onset

  • Antenatal
  • Neonatal
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