VAN BUCHEM'S SYNDROME

an autosomal aberration characterized by Otosclerosis and thickening of bones of the skull, face, and trunk, causing facial paralysis and sight or hearing loss. The indicators generally begin near the age of pubescence.

VAN BUCHEM'S SYNDROME: "Van Buchem's syndrome is aptly named for its founder, a Dutch doctor by the name of Francis Steven Pete Van Buchem."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VAN BUCHEM'S SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/van-buchems-syndrome/ (accessed May 10, 2021).
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