Sorsby syndrome

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Sors·by syn·drome

(sōrz'bē),
congenital macular coloboma and apical dystrophy of the extremities.

Sors·by syn·drome

(sōrz'bē),
congenital macular coloboma and apical dystrophy of the extremities.

Sorsby syndrome

An autosomal dominant condition characterised by bilateral macular coloboma, apical dystrophy of the hands and feet, bifid thumbs, aplasia or hypoplasia of nails, and which may be accompanied by hearing less, uterine anomalies and a single kidney.

Sorsby syndrome

An AD condition characterized by bilateral macular coloboma and apical dystrophy of the hands and feet, which may be accompanied by hearing less, uterine anomalies, a single kidney

Sors·by syn·drome

(sōrz'bē sin'drōm)
Congenital macular coloboma and apical dystrophy of the extremities.

Sorsby,

Arnold, English ophthalmologist, 1900-1980.
Sorsby macular degeneration - hereditary macular degeneration that occurs during the fifth decade of life. Synonym(s): familial pseudoinflammatory macular degeneration
Sorsby syndrome - congenital macular coloboma and apical dystrophy of the extremities.
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Sorsby in his summary of macular coloboma has described a pedigree of a mother and five of her eight children who all had bilateral macular coloboma, nail abnormalities and apical dystrophy of hands and feet.
Congenital coloboma of the macula: together with an account of the familial occurrence of bilateral macular coloboma in association with apical dystrophy of hands and feet.