Nievergelt syndrome

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Nievergelt syndrome

An autosomal dominant condition characterised by deformities of the radius, tibia and fibula, accompanied by synostosis of the tarsal and metatarsal bones club foot and dysplasia of the ankle joint. Restricted mobility of the elbows and luxation of the radial head are usually present.

Nievergelt,

Kurt, Swiss physician, 1913–.
Nievergelt syndrome - rare bone disease characterized by multiple deformities. Synonym(s): Nievergelt-Erb syndrome; Nievergelt-Pearlman syndrome
Nievergelt-Erb syndrome - Synonym(s): Nievergelt syndrome
Nievergelt-Pearlman syndrome - Synonym(s): Nievergelt syndrome
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It occurs either as an isolated abnormality or in association with multiple syndromes: Silver's syndrome, Apert's syndrome, Nievergelt's syndrome, nail-patella syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome, Cornelia de Lange syndrome, and arthrogryposis, among others.