onycho-osteodysplasia

onycho-osteodysplasia

onycho-osteodysplasia

(on?i-ko-os?te-o-dis-pla'ze-a)
A genetic disease involving ectodermal and mesodermal tissues. The nails and patellae may be absent; other bones and joints are affected.
Synonym: nail-patella syndrome
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Nail-patella syndrome (NPS), a hereditary disorder that occurs in approximately 1 in 50,000 newborns (1), is known by many other names, including hereditary onycho-osteodysplasia (HOOD), TurnerKeiser syndrome, and Fong disease (2).
Nail-patella syndrome: hereditary onycho-osteodysplasia.