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Hypoglossia-hypodactyly syndrome: report of 2 patients.

Authors
  • De Smet, L
  • Schollen, W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Genetic counseling (Geneva, Switzerland)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2001
Volume
12
Issue
4
Pages
347–352
Identifiers
PMID: 11837603
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Hypoglossia-hypodactyly syndrome: report of 2 patients: Two newborns with severe limb deformities and hypoglossia, with micro- and retrognathia are reported. The first patient had a transverse agenesia just below the knee of both legs and below the elbow of both arms. A Krukenberg phalangisation was performed and rehabilitation of march with prosthetics at an early age. The second child had less severe deformities and needed no corrective surgery till now.

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