Polydactyly myopia syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Postaxial Polydactyly with progressive myopia
- Czeizel Brooser syndrome
- Postaxial polydactyly-progressive myopia syndrome
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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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