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Esterly-McKusick syndrome

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A syndrome marked by flexion contracture of the fingers and toes, limited motion of other joints, and sclerodermatoid changes of the skin.

Description

A syndrome marked by flexion contracture of the fingers and toes, limited motion of other joints, and sclerodermatoid changes of the skin.
In the original report the disorder was described in a mother and two children. Inheritance is probably autosomal dominant.

Bibliography

  • E. Pichler:
    Hereditäre Kontrakturen mit sklerodermieartigen Hautveränderungen.
    Zeitschrift für Kinderheilkunde, Berlin, 1968, 104: 349-361.
  • N. B. Esterly, V. A. McKusick:
    Stiff skin syndrome.
    Pediatrics, Evanston, Illinois, 1971, 47: 360-369.

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