polydactyly


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Synonyms for polydactyly

birth defect characterized by the presence of more than the normal number of fingers or toes

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These malformations were classified into nine broad categories, and among those polydactyly had the highest representation (n=109; 71%; proportion: 0.
3%) * Chest pain, easy fatigability, palpitation and chest pain with palpitation ** Cataract, polydactyly, amelia and multiple congenital malformations Table 3.
Pflueger, "There isn't any reason why polydactyly would help or hinder a cat.
For example, he says, kittens are occasionally born with polydactyly, a genetically acquired presence of extra digits that gives an affected kitten the appearance of having greatly enlarged paws, most frequently on the forelimbs.
Malformations associated with valproic acid include heart defects, spina bifida, multicystic dysplastic kidney, postaxial polydactyly type B, inguinal hernia, and penile hypospadias.
8) Radial aplasia, limb shortening and polydactyly correlate to trisomy 18.
The family, of Llanmorlais, Swansea, have been told it is an hereditary condition called polydactyly.
Pre- and post-natal death and congenital abnormalities like vertebral, limb abnormalities, cleft palate, polydactyly and hydroureter.
Holoprosencephaly was an expected finding in the fetus diagnosed with Patau syndrome (trisomy 13), although the other associated anomalies (such as polydactyly, flexion of the fingers, heart defects, facial clefting and neural tube defects [10]) were not identified.
Trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome) is a well-recognised, multiple congenital anomaly syndrome, characterised by the cardinal triad of orofacial clefts, microphthalmia and postaxial polydactyly of the limbs.
In one of the subjects there was contralateral preaxial polydactyly.
In addition to these classic findings, there may be central nervous system anomalies (occipital encephalosis, corpus callosum agenesis), ocular coloboma, retinal dystrophy, renal diseases (cystic dysplasia), polydactyly, hepatic fibrosis and tongue tumours.
Two captured newts with polydactyly were excluded from the sample of injured individuals.
Polydactyly is a kind of common neonate limb abnormality, which has similar phenotypes in different vertebrates.
Such defects included one schizencephaly, one tracheoesophageal fistula, one transposition of the great vessels, one polydactyly, and two cases of patent ductus arteriosus.