Other Names for this Disease
- Prata-Liberal-Goncalves syndrome
- Brachydactyly-scoliosis-carpal fusion syndrome
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scoliosis, brachydactyly (unusually short fingers and toes), spina bifida occulta, and carpal synostosis (fused bones of the wrist). The underlying genetic cause of the condition is unknown, but it appears to be inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. Treatment is based on the signs and symptoms present in each person.Acrodysplasia scoliosis is a rare condition that has been reported in two brothers. The condition is characterized by
Last updated: 11/24/2015
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