Pfeiffer syndrome: What’s Prince got to do with it?

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Pfeiffer syndrome: What’s Prince got to do with it?

Pfeiffer syndrome has been receiving increased media attention in the wake of Price’s recent death. Why? Because Prince lost a 7-day old son to Pfeiffer syndrome in 1996. Pfeiffer syndrome is a rare condition that affects 1 in 100,000 individuals and is caused by mutations in the FGFR1 or FGFR2 gene. Mutations in these genes…

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