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Definition of «Gorlin syndrome II»

Gorlin syndrome IIGorlin syndrome II

Gorlin syndrome II: Name sometimes used for the LEOPARD syndrome which Dr. Robert J. Gorlin and colleagues recognized and reported in the medical literature in 1969.

A oral pathologist and clinical geneticist at the University of Minnesota, Bob Gorlin (1923-) delineated many of the now-known craniofacial and deafness syndromes. Gorlin syndrome I is the nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, inherited as an autosomal dominant trait, and characterized by a broad face and an extraordinary predisposition to basal cell carcinoma, a skin cancer.

See: LEOPARD syndrome.

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