Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Brachydactyly type A3

Brachydactyly type A3 is an autosomal dominant disorder which genetic background remains to be determined. Characteristic is a shortage or even absence of middle phalanges of the little digit. Patients exhibit a short stature and some other skeletal abnormalities.

Systematic

Brachydactyly
Brachydactyly type A1
Brachydactyly type A2
Brachydactyly type A3
Brachydactyly type A4
Brachydactyly type B1
Brachydactyly type B2
Brachydactyly type C
Brachydactyly type D
Brachydactyly type E1
Brachydactyly type E2
Brachydactyly types B and E combined
Brachydactyly-syndactyly
Fibular aplasia-complex brachydactyly syndrome

References:

1.

Williams KD et. al. (2007) Heritability of brachydactyly type A3 in children, adolescents, and young adults from an endogamous population in eastern Nepal.

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2.

Buschang PH et. al. (1980) Brachymesophalangia-V in five samples of children: a descriptive and methodological study.

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3.

HERSH AH et. al. (1953) On the inheritance and development of clinodactyly.

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4.

None (1965) THE INHERITANCE OF THE RADIALLY CURVED LITTLE FINGER.

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Update: Sept. 26, 2018