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Claw hand

Known as: Split-hand, Claw hands, Claw-hand deformities 
A condition in which middle parts of the hand (fingers and metacarpals) are missing giving a cleft appearance. The severity is very variable ranging… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVE Preferential wasting of the thenar group of muscles, the split hand sign, appears to be a specific feature of ALS. The… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
In amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), hand muscle wasting preferentially affects the ‘thenar (lateral) hand’, including the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background Focality of onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is not understood. Attempts to implicate physical exercise in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Split hand foot malformation (SHFM) also known as central ray deficiency, ectrodactyly and cleft hand/foot, is one of the most… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Split hand-split foot malformation (SHFM) is characterized by hypoplasia/aplasia of the central digits with fusion of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Split hand/foot malformation type I (SHFM1) disease locus maps to chromosome 7q21.3-q22, a region that includes the distal-less… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
p63 mutations have been associated with EEC syndrome (ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, and cleft lip/palate), as well as with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
ABSTRACT Germ line mutations in the breast cancer susceptibility geneBRCA2 predispose to early-onset breast cancer, but the… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Split hand/split foot (SHFD) is a human developmental defect characterized by missing digits, fusion of remaining digits, and a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The anatomy of the adhesive organs is described in Megoura viciae Buckton. The claws serve as grappling hooks which are locked in… Expand
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