The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 67, Issue 5, pp 392–394

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

  • Mamta N. Muranjan
  • Late B. A. Bharucha
Clinical Briefs

DOI: 10.1007/BF02820700

Cite this article as:
Muranjan, M.N. & Bharucha, L.B.A. Indian J Pediatr (2000) 67: 392. doi:10.1007/BF02820700


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 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mamta N. Muranjan
    • 1
  • Late B. A. Bharucha
    • 1
  1. 1.The Genetics Division, Department of PediatricsSeth G. S. Medical College & K.E.M. HospitalMumbai

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