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Brachydactyly-long thumb syndrome

Disease definition

A rare autosomal dominant heart-hand syndrome that is characterized by bisymmetric brachydactyly accompanied by long thumbs, joint anomalies (restriction of motion at the shoulder and metacarpophalangeal joints) and cardiac conduction defects. Additional features include small hands and feet, clinodactyly, narrow shoulders with short clavicles, pectus excavatum and mild shortness of the limbs, cardiomegaly and murmur of pulmonic stenosis. There have been no new reports since 1981.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Brachydactyly, long thumb type
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.2
  • OMIM: 112430
  • UMLS: C1862169
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 968
  • MedDRA: -

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