Blizzard syndrome

(bliz′ărd)

[Robert M. Blizzard, 20th-cent. U.S. pediatric endocrinologist]
A rare inherited disorder characterized by under and/or abnormal development of the nose, teeth, ears, pancreas and thyroid. Deafness, mental retardation and failure to thrive may be present.
SYN: SEE: Johanson-Blizzard syndrome

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