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Apert Syndrome

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Description: distinctive malformations of the head and facial (craniofacial) region and defects of the hands and feet. In some instances, mental retardation. unusually broad thumbs and great toes, short fingers, and/or partial to complete fusion (syndactyly) of certain fingers and toes (digits). Most commonly, there is complete fusion of bones within the second to the fourth fingers and the presence of a single common nail ("mitten-like" syndactyly). NORD Database

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Added: Sat Jul 16 2005
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