Fuhrmann, W.J.G. (1924–1995)

  • Peter Beighton
  • Greta Beighton


Fuhrmann syndrome comprises fibular hypoplasia, femoral bowing, digital abnormalities and other variable malformations. The condition is probably an autosomal recessive trait.


Autosomal Recessive Trait Congenital Cardiac Malformation Femoral Bowing Postdoctoral Research Fellow Columbia Presbyterian Medical 
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  1. Fuhrmann W, Fuhrmann-Rieger A, de Sousa F (1980) Poly-, syn- and oligodactyly, aplasia or hypoplasia of fibula, hypoplasia of pelvis and bowing of femora in three sibs — a new autosomal recessive syndrome. Eur J Pediatr 133: 123–129PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Beighton
    • 1
  • Greta Beighton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human GeneticsUniversity of Cape Town Medical SchoolSouth Africa

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