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View in Spanish: Sindrome Rothmund-Thomposon

Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (ROT-moond-TOM-sun SIN-drome)
A rare inherited disorder that affects the skin and many other parts of the body, including the bones, eyes, nose, hair, nails, teeth, testes, and ovaries. People with Rothmund-Thomson syndrome have an increased risk of osteosarcoma (bone cancer). Also called RTS.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.