brachymetacarpia

brachymetacarpia

 [brak″e-met″ah-kahr´pe-ah]
abnormal shortness of the metacarpal bones.
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brach·y·met·a·car·pi·a

(brak'ē-met'ă-car'pē-ă),
Abnormal shortness of the metacarpals, especially the fourth and fifth.
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brach·y·met·a·car·pi·a

(brak'ē-met-ă-kahr'pē-ă)
Abnormal shortness of the metacarpals, especially the fourth and fifth.
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Isolated symmetrical brachymetacarpia of the thumb-case report.
In early infancy, features may be subtle and extremely variable ranging from a classical round face, subcutaneous ossifications, seizures, subclinical hypothyroidism to mild delay in acquisition of milestones (8,10,11,12,13), while other manifestations such as brachymetacarpia, short stature, and mental retardation tend to become apparent relatively late in childhood.