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Other Names for this Disease
- Pterygium antecubital
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Antecubital pterygium is characterized by and antecubital webbing, posterior subluxation (dislocation) of radial head, maldevelopment of radioulnar joint, and limited elbow extension with unimpeded elbow flexion. Most reported cases come from the island of Mauritius or nearby islands. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. This condition is sometimes found as a symptom of nail-patella syndrome.
- Pterygium, Antecubital. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM). http://omim.org/entry/178200. Accessed December 16, 2011.
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