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Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Greig syndrome
- Polysyndactyly with peculiar skull shape
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Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome is a disorder that affects development of the limbs, head, and face. The features of this syndrome are highly variable, ranging from very mild to severe. Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome is caused by mutations in the GLI3 gene. This condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern.
- Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/greig-cephalopolysyndactyly-syndrome. Accessed April 8, 2011.
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