1. Stickler, Gunnar B.. 2. Stickler syndrome. 3. With a small s, someone who insists upon some matter such as promptness, neatness, or knowing the exact year Stickler described the syndrome named after him.

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  • Stickler syndrome

    One form of Stickler syndrome is due to mutation in the COL2A1 gene on chromosome 12 in region 12q13.11-q13.2. It is termed Stickler syndrome, type I and symbolized STL1. (It is alternatively known as Vitreous type Stickler syndrome; Membranous vitreous type Stickler syndrome; and Hereditary progressive arthroophthalmopathy or AOM.) A second form of Stickler syndrome […]

  • Stickler, Gunnar B.

    German-American pediatrician Gunnar B. Stickler (1925-) who first described the genetic disorder of collagen known today as Stickler syndrome. After graduating in medicine in Munich, Dr. Stickler emigrated in 1951 to the USA. He worked for many years at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota where he saw a 12-year-old boy with bony enlargement of […]

  • Stiff baby syndrome

    A genetic disorder also known as hyperexplexia in which babies have an exaggerated startle reflex (reaction). This disorder was not recognized until 1962 when it was described by Drs. Kok and Bruyn as a disease with the onset at birth of hypertonia (stiffness), exaggerated startle response, strong brain-stem reflexes (especially head-retraction reflex) and, in some […]

  • Still's Disease

    Arthritis, systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid.

  • Stillbirth

    The birth of a dead baby, the delivery of a fetus that has died before birth for which there is no possibility of resuscitation. The distinction between a stillbirth and a miscarriage is arbitrary. The dividing line has variously set at 20 to 24 weeks of gestation or at a specific weight, such as 500g. […]

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