ectrodactyly


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ectrodactyly

 [ek″tro-dak´tĭ-le]
congenital absence of all or part of a digit.
Appearance of the feet in a child with ectrodactyly. From Muller and Young, 2001.
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, ectrodactyliaectrodactylism (ek'trō-dak'ti-lē, -dak-til'i-ă, -dak'ti-lizm), [MIM*225300]
Congenital absence of all or part of one or more fingers or toes. There are several varieties and the pattern of inheritance may be autosomal dominant with reduced penetrance [MIM*183600 and MIM*183802], autosomal recessive [MIM*225290 and MIM*225300], or X-linked [MIM*313350].
[ectro- + G. daktylos, finger]
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ectrodactyly

A nonspecific term applied to a variety of malformations, but which probably best reserved for transverse terminal aphalangia, adactylia or acheiria.
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ec·tro·dac·ty·ly

, ectrodactylia , ectrodactylism (ek'trō-dak'ti-lē, -dak-til'ē-ă, -dak'ti-lizm)
Congenital absence of all or part of one or more fingers or toes. Known also as split-hand/foot deformity, lobster claw. There are several varieties and the pattern of inheritance is usually irregular.
[ectro- + G. daktylos, finger]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Ectrodactyly (cleft) of the left hand, with three digits (1st, 2nd, and 5th digits).
This is a case of familial ectrodactyly most likely with autosomal pattern of inheritance.
Acquisition of management skills especially quality counseling, availability of diagnostic tools, especially chromosomal studies and multidisciplinary care will contribute significantly to improve survival of a child with congenital malformations such as ectrodactyly.
Familial ectrodactyly. J Ultrasound Med 2006 Nov;25(11):1465-1467.
Prenatal diagnosis of the ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, cleft palate (EEC) syndrome.
The association of ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, and clefting with or without cleft palate is characterized as EEC syndrome [3].
The three cardinal symptoms of the EEC syndrome are ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, and clefting.
The presence of ectrodactyly with other congenital abnormalities is reason to consider the EEC syndrome within the differential diagnosis.
(3.) Rudiger RA, Haase W and Passarge E: Association of ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, and cleft lip-palate: the EEC syndrome.
(5.) Giannotti A, Digilio MC, Mingarelli R and Dallapicola B: An autosomal recessive syndrome of cleft palate, cardiac defect, genetic anomalies, and ectrodactyly (CCGE).