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X‐linked VACTERL‐hydrocephalus syndrome (X‐linked VACTERL‐H) is a rare disorder caused by mutations in the gene FANCB which… Expand Background: Hand function is difficult to evaluate in young patients. It is helpful to assess young children after surgery for… Expand The recent finding that a subset of patients with Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS) have mutations of a helicase gene has prompted… Expand Retinoic acid has long been used to induce limb reductions defects in experimental animal studies. No limb malformations, however… Expand Intravenous cyclophosphamide was administered for severe exacerbation of systemic lupus erythematosus to a patient not known to… Expand Although Poland's syndrome is classically considered to consist of simple syndactyly, limb hypoplasia, and ipsilateral pectoral… Expand Between 1962 and 1980, 30 pollicizations of the index finger for congenital absence of the thumb were performed. None of the 30… Expand We describe a girl born to a mother who took birth control pills and antihistamines during the first trimester of pregnancy… Expand In traumatic loss or congenital aplasia of the thumb, transposition of a digit on its neurovascular pedicle is the preferable… Expand 1. A family is reported in which tibial aplasia with polydactyly of hands and feet and absent thumbs occurred in a father and… Expand