Nail Patella Syndrome
Nail Patella Syndrome
An inherited birth that is characterized by bone, joint, fingernail and kidney abnormalities and affects approximately 1 out of every 50,000 live births. Common symptoms of the condition include abnormal kneecaps and thumbnails. The nails are usually missing or very short and can be discolored and e...
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Nail-patella syndrome: An hereditary condition characterized by abnormally formed or absent nails and underdeveloped or absent kneecaps (patellae). Other features include: Iliac horns Abnormality of the elbows interfering with full range of motion (pronation and supination) Kidney disease resembling...
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<radiology> Fong syndrome, hereditary arthrodysplasia, J.W. Turner syndrome, autosomal dominant Features: abnormal fingernails, absent/hypoplastic patella, defects in radial head, iliac horns (bony processes along posterior surfaces of iliac bones), discoloration of iris ... (12 Dec 1998) ... ...
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a hereditary syndrome consisting of dystrophy of the nails, absence or hypoplasia of the patella, hypoplasia of the lateral side of the elbow joint, and bilateral iliac horns. Called also hereditary osteo-onychodysplasia.
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rare hereditary (autosomal dominant) disorder characterized by small fingernails and toenails that show a tendency to split; small or absent kneecaps ...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. a skeletal disorder characterized by absence or hypoplasia of the patella, iliac horns, dysplasia of the fingernails and toenails, and thickening of the glomerular lamina densa; the lower ends of the femur have a shape very similar to Erlenmeyer flask deformity; autosomal ...
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Nail–patella syndrome (NPS) is a genetic disorder that results in small, poorly developed nails and kneecaps, but can also affect many other areas of the body, such as the elbows, chest, and hips. The name "nail-patella" can be very misleading because the syndrome often affects many other areas o...
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