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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, musculocontractural type


Other Names for this Disease
  • Autosomal recessive adducted thumb-club foot syndrome
  • Adducted thumb clubfoot syndrome
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Overview

Adducted thumb and clubfoot syndrome (ATCS) is an autosomal recessive connective tissue disorder characterized by congenital malformations, contractures of thumbs and feet, a typical facial appearance, and normal cognitive development.[1][2] This condition is caused by mutations in the CHST14 gene.[2][3] 
Last updated: 6/3/2011

References

  1. Dundar M, et al.. Am J Hum Genet. 2009; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2790573/?tool=pubmed. Accessed 1/30/2011.
  2. Zhang L, Müller T, Baenziger JU, Janecke AR. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci. 2010; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20807649. Accessed 1/30/2011.
  3. Carbohydrate Sulfotransferase 14; CHST14. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM). 2010; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim/608429. Accessed 1/30/2011.
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  • The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Autosomal recessive adducted thumb-club foot syndrome
  • Adducted thumb clubfoot syndrome
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.