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Acro-pectoral syndrome

Synonym(s) ACRP syndrome
Syndactyly-preaxial polydactyly-sternal deformity syndrome
Prevalence <1 / 1 000 000
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Infancy
  • Q74.0
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Disease definition

Acro-pectoral syndrome is characterized by a combination of distal limb abnormalities (syndactyly of all fingers and toes, preaxial polydactyly in the feet and/or hands) and upper sternum malformations. It has been described in 22 patients from a six-generation Turkish family. It is transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait and the causative gene is located at 7q36.

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