Split hand split foot nystagmus
Other Names for this Disease
- Split hand nystagmus syndrome
- Karsch-Neugebauer syndrome
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congenital syndrome characterized by split hand and split foot deformity and eye abnormalities, especially nystagmus. It is thought to have an autosomal dominant mode of inheritance. Currently, the underlying genetic defect has not been identified. The outlook for children with this condition is good.Split hand split foot nystagmus is a rare
Last updated: 10/17/2013
- Wong SC, Cobben JM, Hiemstra S, Robinson PH, Heeg M. Karsch-Neugebauer Syndrome in Two Sibs with Unaffected Parents. American Journal of Medical Genetics. January 13, 1998; 75(2):207-210. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9450888.
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