Clinical Briefs

The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 67, Issue 5, pp 392-394

First online:

Unusual hand malformations with cardiac defects—A variant of heart-hand syndrome IV

  • Mamta N. MuranjanAffiliated withThe Genetics Division, Department of Pediatrics, Seth G. S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital
  • , Late B. A. BharuchaAffiliated withThe Genetics Division, Department of Pediatrics, Seth G. S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital

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Abstract

Reported below is the association of unusual hand malformations and congenital cardiac anomalies, possibly a variant of Heart-Hand syndrome IV in a 10 year old male. In addition to these malformations, he also had genitourinary defects. The differential diagnosis of polydactyly with cardiac defects is discussed along with a review of relevant literature.

Key words

Heart-Hand syndrome Congenital cardiac anomalies Genitourinary defects