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Congenitally short costocoracoid ligament

Disease definition

A rare thoracic malformation characterized by fixation of the scapula to the first rib by a congenitally short costocoracoid ligament, leading to limited rotation or retraction of the scapula, as well as rounding of the shoulders and loss of the anterior clavicular contour. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1989.

ORPHA:2391

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q68.8
  • OMIM: 122580
  • UMLS: C1852523
  • MeSH: C536448
  • GARD: 1551
  • MedDRA: -
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