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Glossary: Rothmund-Thomson syndrome, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

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.