Brachydactyly

@article{Temtamy2008Brachydactyly,
  title={Brachydactyly},
  author={Samia Ali Temtamy and Mona S. Aglan},
  journal={Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={15 - 15}
}
Brachydactyly ("short digits") is a general term that refers to disproportionately short fingers and toes, and forms part of the group of limb malformations characterized by bone dysostosis. The various types of isolated brachydactyly are rare, except for types A3 and D. Brachydactyly can occur either as an isolated malformation or as a part of a complex malformation syndrome. To date, many different forms of brachydactyly have been identified. Some forms also result in short stature. In… CONTINUE READING