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Internet resources relating to Symbrachydactyly. Not in MeSH system Closest MeSH Search Term "Hand Deformities, Congenital"[mesh] [OCOSH Code: D006228_HD_CHD_FP_SBD]

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brachydactyly CHORUS

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excessively shortened tubular bones in hands and feet
* During the period of bone growth, the hallmark is "cone epiphysis," the apex of which protrudes into the adjacent metaphysis. Epiphyses close prematurely leading to short, broad tubular bones.
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Brachydactyly Orphanet

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Brachydactyly ("short digits") is a general term that refers to disproportionately short fingers and toes, and forms part of the group of limb malformations characterized by bone dysostosis. The various types of isolated brachydactyly are rare, except for types A3 and D. Brachydactyly can occur either as an isolated malformation...
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Noonan Syndrome Orphanet

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Characteristic chest deformities consist of pectus carinatum superiorly and pectus excavatum inferiorly. These sternal abnormalities are present in 70%95% of cases. The thorax is broad and the internipple distance is large. About 15% of patients develop thoracic scoliosis. The shoulders are often rounded with scapula alata. Other common orthopaedic features...
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