Polydactyly myopia syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Czeizel Brooser syndrome
- Czeizel-Brooser syndrome
- Polydactyly-myopia syndrome
- Postaxial Polydactyly with progressive myopia
polydactyly (the presence of an extra digit on the side of the hand or foot by the pinky or small toe) and progressive myopia. This condition was originally described in 9 persons in 4 generations of a family in Hungary in 1986. Family history suggests autosomal dominant inheritance.Polydactyly myopia syndrome is characterized by postaxial
Last updated: 9/26/2013
- Polydactyly, Postaxial, with Progressive Myopia. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM). 1995; http://omim.org/entry/174310. Accessed 9/26/2013.
- Proust-Lemoine E. Polydactyly-myopia syndrome. Orphanet. October 2004; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=2917. Accessed 9/26/2013.
- Czeizel, A., Brooser, G. A postaxial polydactyly and progressive myopia syndrome of autosomal dominant origin. Clin. Genet. 1986; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3802559. Accessed 9/26/2013.
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