Tarsal carpal coalition syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
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mutations in the NOD gene, and it is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern.Tarsal carpal coalition syndrome is a genetic condition characterized by fusion of the bones in the wrist (carpals), feet (tarsals), and the fingers and toes (phalanges). Other bone abnormalities in the hands and feet may be present. Approximately 10 affected families have been described. Tarsal carpal coalition syndrome is caused by
Last updated: 6/22/2009
- Tarsal-carpal coalition syndrome. Orphanet. September 2007; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=1412. Accessed 6/22/2009.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Tarsal carpal coalition syndrome. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- 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.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Tarsal carpal coalition syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.