Slideshows Images Quizzes

Copyright © 2018 by RxList Inc. RxList does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See additional information.

Definition of LEOPARD syndrome

LEOPARD syndrome: A genetic syndrome transmitted in an autosomal dominant manner that is named for its characteristic features:

The LEOPARD syndrome is caused by mutations in the gene for protein-tyrosine phosphatase, nonreceptor-type, 11 (PTPN11). The LEOPARD syndrome is therefore allelic with Noonan syndrome which is also the result of mutations in PTPN11.

LEOPARD syndrome is the most common name for the disorder. It is also known as multiple lentigines syndrome, Gorlin syndrome II, cardio-cutaneous syndrome, lentiginosis profusa syndrome, progressive cardiomyopathic lentiginosis.

QUESTION

What causes tooth decay? See Answer
Reviewed on 12/21/2018
CONTINUE SCROLLING FOR RELATED SLIDESHOW

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors