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Coloboma of macula-brachydactyly type B syndrome

Disease definition

Coloboma of macula - brachydactyly type B or Sorsby syndrome is a malformation syndrome characterized by the combination of bilateral coloboma of macula with horizontal pendular nystagmus and severe visual loss, and brachydactyly type B (see these terms). The hand and feet defects comprise shortening of the middle and terminal phalanges of the second to fifth digits, hypoplastic or absent nails (congenital anonychia; see this term), broad or bifid thumbs and halluces, syndactyly and flexion deformities of the joints of some digits. Coloboma of macula - brachydactyly type B is inherited in a dominant manner.

ORPHA:1471

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Sorsby syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Antenatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.1
  • OMIM: 120400
  • UMLS: C1852752
  • MeSH: C535969
  • GARD: 1437
  • MedDRA: -
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