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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Sotos syndrome, failure to thrive and parotitis
  1. Megan R Thomas
  1. Department of Child Health, Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Blackpool, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Megan R Thomas, Dr.Thomas{at}


Sotos syndrome is characterised by excessive pre and postnatal growth, a variable degree of learning difficulties and a recognisable facial appearance. This report highlights the difficulty in making the diagnosis where failure to thrive is the presenting feature and documents a previously undescribed association with recurrent parotitis.

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