Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Syndactyly type 5

Postaxial syndactyly with metacarpal synostosis is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutations of the HOXD13 gene.


Inborn skeletal malformations
Al-Gazali-Bakalinova syndrome
Branchio-oculo-facial syndrome
Congenital contractural arachnodactyly
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome due to tenascin-X deficiency
Hydrolethalus 2
Lacrimoauriculodentodigital syndrome
Multiple synostoses syndrome
Multiple synostoses syndrome 3
Orofacial cleft 11
Orofaciodigital syndrome
Periodontal Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Proximal symphalangism
Renal tubular acidosis with arthrogryposis
Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome
Stapes ankylosis with broad thumbs and toes
Syndactyly type 5
Synpolydactyly type 1
Tarsal-carpal coalition syndrome
Tatton-Brown-Rahman syndrome
Townes-Brocks syndrome
Trigonocephaly 2
Van Maldergem syndrome 2



Kjaer KW et. al. (2005) A 72-year-old Danish puzzle resolved--comparative analysis of phenotypes in families with different-sized HOXD13 polyalanine expansions.


Zhao X et. al. (2007) Mutations in HOXD13 underlie syndactyly type V and a novel brachydactyly-syndactyly syndrome.


Robinow M et. al. (1982) Syndactyly type V.


Malik S et. al. (2005) A simple method for characterising syndactyly in clinical practice.

Update: Sept. 26, 2018