Ocular manifestations of the ectrodactyly
, ectodermal dysplasia, cleft lip-palate syndrome.
was first documented in 1770 among a tribe of some Guiana in India.
Lampley was living with a genetic condition called ectrodactyly
, which causes the bones of the fingers and toes to fuse.
They also have cleft lip and/or cleft palate and ectrodactyly
(lobster claw deformity of hands or feet).
It is characterized by ectrodactyly
, ectodermal dysplasia, and with or without clefting anomalies.
Prenatal diagnosis can now detect conditions as different as Lesch-Nyhan syndrome and ectrodactyly
(a trait involving a partial fusion of the bones of the fingers and toes).
Estefanie had ectrodactyly
, a condition that results in hypoplastic, stump-like fingers with tiny nail beds.
Shapiro discusses the issue in the context of a newscaster with ectrodactyly
-- fused bones in the fingers and toes -- who decision to have a child sparked a national debate.
Padmanabham and Hameed in 1990, observed that by giving the different doses of cadmium limb malformations such as ectrodactyly
, postaxial polydactyly, adactyly, phocomelia, meromelia and malrotation of the limbs were detected in significant number of fetuses.