Hypertrichosis cubiti (hairy elbows) and short stature: a recognisable association.

  title={Hypertrichosis cubiti (hairy elbows) and short stature: a recognisable association.},
  author={K Macdermot and Michael A. Patton and M J Williams and Robin Winter},
  journal={Journal of medical genetics},
  volume={26 6},
We report four patients with hypertrichosis cubiti who were referred for investigation of short stature. Two males, whose height was on and just below the 3rd centile respectively, were sporadic cases and two females with disproportionate short stature were mother and daughter. Radiological changes present in the familial cases were non-specific and biochemical investigations were normal. Of the four other published cases, two were sporadic and of normal height. The other two were sibs with… CONTINUE READING


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