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Nail-Patella Syndrome
[OCOSH Code: D009261 22199006 Q87.2 JD_NP]

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Nail Patella Syndrome UK What is NPS

Location: http://www.npsuk.org/what_is_nps.html

Nail Patella Syndrome (NPS) also known as NPS, Fong disease, hereditary onycho ­osteodystrophy (HOOD), Osterreicher-Turner syndrome and Turner-Kieser Syndrome. Nail Patella Syndrome is a genetic condition which affects the nails, knees, elbows and can cause iliac horns. There are, however, many other features that may be seen in this condition...
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nail-patella syndrome CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00286.html

Fong syndrome, onycho-osteodysostosis
* autosomal dominant
Features:
* abnormal fingernails
* absent/hypoplastic patella
* defects in radial head
* iliac horns (bony processes along posterior surfaces of iliac bones)
* discoloration of iris
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Nail-Patella Syndrome eMedicine Dermatology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1106294-overview

Nail-patella syndrome (NPS), also known as hereditary osteo-onychodysplasia (HOOD), is an uncommon genetically determined disease that involves organs of both ectodermal and mesodermal origin. Chatelain described NPS in 1820, and Little first documented its hereditary nature in 1897.
Anna Choczaj-Kukula, MD, PhD & Camila K Janniger, MD 2009
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Nail-Patella Syndrome eMedicine Pediatrics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/947391-overview

Nail-patella syndrome (NPS; OMIM 161200) is a well-known autosomal dominant condition characterized by nail dysplasia, patellar aplasia-hypoplasia, arthrodysplasia of the elbows, iliac horns, and nephropathy. Recent reports indicate that open-angle glaucoma (OAG) may also cosegregate with NPS. One of the first chromosomal linkages identified in humans is between the NPS...
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Nail-Patella Syndrome in Saudi Arabia With New Features and Surgical Procedures

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/472317

The purpose of this study was to reveal the occurrence of nail-patella syndrome (NPS) in Saudi Arabia together with the detection of abnormal attachment of lateral meniscus in the left knee and new surgical procedures applied to the right and left knee, reported for the first time in this study....
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Nail-patella Syndrome Orthopaedic Literature Search

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This search finds all articles mentioning NPS in the major English language orthopaedic journals. Copy and Paste the following search string (italics) to PubMed
"nail-patella syndrome"[MeSH Terms] AND (jrid22024 OR jrid2275 OR jrid2208 OR jrid32471 OR jrid3046 OR jrid1981 OR jrid22800 OR jrid22785 OR jrid3221 OR jrid6314 OR jrid20148 OR jrid3758...
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Nail-Patella Syndrome Radpod

Location: http://www.radpod.org/2007/09/06/nail-patella-syndrome/

Nail-patella syndrome (synonyms: Fong’s disease, Trauner-Rieger syndrome) is a rare autosomal dominant condition.
Clinically the key feature is absent/hypoplastic nails from birth.
• Diagnostic radiographic findings include the following:
o Absent/Hypoplastic patellae (with a tendency to recurrent dislocation)
o Hypoplasia of the radial head or capitellum (leading to subluxation/dislocation)
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