ectrodactyly


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Related to ectrodactyly: phocomelia, Treacher Collins syndrome
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congenital abnormality involving the absence of some fingers or toes

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Ocular manifestations of the ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, cleft lip-palate syndrome.
Ectrodactyly 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.