Home   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z 

What is Bloom’s Syndrome?

A genetic disorder that is most commonly found among people of East European Jewish descent.

Physical characteristics of the syndrome include short stature, a butterfly-shaped red rash on the face, and photosensitivity (an abnormal reaction to sunlight). Individuals with Bloom’s syndrome may also be at increased risk of certain cancers, such as leukemia.

Privacy Policy