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Nail-patella syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • NPS 1
  • Onychoosteodysplasia
  • Turner-Kieser syndrome
  • Fong disease
  • Osteo-Onychodysplasia
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Your Question

I have had one previous full term pregnancy without complications but recently miscarried at 10 weeks. Would my diagnosis of nail-patella syndrome increase my risk for a miscarriage?

Our Answer

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Does a diagnosis of nail-patella syndrome increase the risk for a miscarriage?

Based on a comprehensive review of the literature, there appears to be no indication that the risk for miscarriage is increased for people with a diagnosis of nail-patella syndrome.[1][2][3]
Last updated: 2/2/2016

References
  • Sweeney E, Fryer A, Mountford R, Green A, McIntosh I. Nail patella syndrome: a review of the phenotype aided by developmental biology. J Med Genet. March 2003; 40(3):153-162.
  • Elizabeth Sweeney, MB ChB, FRCP, DRCOG, MD, Julie E Hoover-Fong, MD, PhD, and Iain McIntosh, PhD. Nail-Patella Syndrome. GeneReviews. November 2014; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1132/.
  • Nail-patella syndrome. Genetics Home Reference. April 2013; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/nail-patella-syndrome.
Other Names for this Disease
  • NPS 1
  • Onychoosteodysplasia
  • Turner-Kieser syndrome
  • Fong disease
  • Osteo-Onychodysplasia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.