Multiple pterygium syndrome is a very rare disorder characterized by permanently bent fingers (camptodactyly), Short stature, rocker-bottom or club feet, joints that are bent in a fixed position (contractures), union or webbing of the skin between the fingers (syndactyly), and/or webbing of the neck, inside bend of the elbows, back of the knees and armpits. The webbing of skin and contractures of the joints that are found in this disorder may restrict movement.
Characteristic facial features can include a Small jaw (micrognathia), a long vertical groove in the middle of the upper lip (philtrum), down-slanting eyes, a vertical fold of skin over the inner corner of the eye (epicanthal folds), drooping eyelids, low-set ears, cleft palate and down-turned corners of the mouth.
Backward and lateral curvature of the spine (kyphoscoliosis) and spinal fusion abnormalities occur often in multiple pterygium syndrome. Other skeletal anomalies include rib fusions, hip dislocation, abnormal ear bones and absent or malformed kneecaps.
Males may have undescended testes and an abnormally small penis. Females may have underdeveloped or missing labia majora.