Scalp defect associated with postaxial polydactyly: Confirmation of a distinct entity with autosomal dominant inheritance

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The association of postaxial polydactyly type A and congenital scalp defect in a 15-year-old severely mentally retarded male confirms the previously reported suggestion that the combination of both anomalies represents a new distinct entity with autosomal dominant inheritance and variable expression.

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Buttiëns, M., Fryns, J.P., Jonckheere, P. et al. Scalp defect associated with postaxial polydactyly: Confirmation of a distinct entity with autosomal dominant inheritance. Hum Genet 71, 86–88 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00295675

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Keywords

  • Internal Medicine
  • Metabolic Disease
  • Variable Expression
  • Distinct Entity
  • Autosomal Dominant Inheritance