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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]
National Institutes of Health

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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… Expand
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2011
2011
Congenital deficiency of the thumb greatly compromises hand function, because the normal thumb contributes at least 40% of its… Expand
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Hand function is difficult to evaluate in young patients. It is helpful to assess young children after surgery for… Expand
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2003
2003
Holt-Oram syndrome (HOS) is a specific developmental defect involving upper limb malformations and cardiac defects. Mutations in… Expand
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1991
1991
Retinoic acid has long been used to induce limb reductions defects in experimental animal studies. No limb malformations, however… Expand
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1988
1988
Intravenous cyclophosphamide was administered for severe exacerbation of systemic lupus erythematosus to a patient not known to… Expand
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1983
1983
Between 1962 and 1980, 30 pollicizations of the index finger for congenital absence of the thumb were performed. None of the 30… Expand
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1981
1981
We describe a girl born to a mother who took birth control pills and antihistamines during the first trimester of pregnancy… Expand
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1977
1977
In traumatic loss or congenital aplasia of the thumb, transposition of a digit on its neurovascular pedicle is the preferable… Expand
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1971
1971
1. A family is reported in which tibial aplasia with polydactyly of hands and feet and absent thumbs occurred in a father and… Expand
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