A Bangladeshi Child with Silver Russell syndrome

Recently I have come across a post by a Facebook page named “Fatema, s Congenital heart desk” about a very rare disease Silver Russell syndrome. It is associated with poor growth both before and after birth. This disease is also known as Russell Silver syndrome (RSS). The newborn baby usually has IUGR but sparing head growth. Dr. Silver and Dr. Russell independently described this disease back in 1953 and 1954. The most common findings are short stature without catch-up growth, Continue Reading…..