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Thumb aplasia

Known as: Absent thumb, Absent thumbs, Aplasia of the thumb 
Absent thumb, i.e., the absence of both phalanges of a thumb and the associated soft tissues. [HPO:probinson, pmid:19125433]
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2011
2011
X‐linked VACTERL‐hydrocephalus syndrome (X‐linked VACTERL‐H) is a rare disorder caused by mutations in the gene FANCB which… 
2011
2011
Congenital deficiency of the thumb greatly compromises hand function, because the normal thumb contributes at least 40% of its… 
2005
2005
Background: Hand function is difficult to evaluate in young patients. It is helpful to assess young children after surgery for… 
Review
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Retinoic acid has long been used to induce limb reductions defects in experimental animal studies. No limb malformations, however… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Intravenous cyclophosphamide was administered for severe exacerbation of systemic lupus erythematosus to a patient not known to… 
1984
1984
Although Poland's syndrome is classically considered to consist of simple syndactyly, limb hypoplasia, and ipsilateral pectoral… 
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
We describe a girl born to a mother who took birth control pills and antihistamines during the first trimester of pregnancy… 
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
  • D. Buck-Gramcko
  • The Orthopedic clinics of North America
  • 1977
  • Corpus ID: 31508290
In traumatic loss or congenital aplasia of the thumb, transposition of a digit on its neurovascular pedicle is the preferable…