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Iso-Kikuchi syndrome

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A hand abnormality.

Description

A hand abnormality characterized by congenital anonychia, micronychia, or polynychia of the index finger. Inheritance, if any, is uncertain.

Ichiro Kikuchi named the condition congenital onychodysplasia of the index fingers. The term Iso-Kikuchi syndrome was introduced in 1980 by Robert Baran, a French dermatologist in Cannes.

We thank Ichiro Kikuchi for submitting information.

Bibliography

  • R. Iso:
    [Congenital defect of the nail of the index finger and its reconstruction].
    Rinsho Seikei Geka [Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery], 1969, 4: 672-677. [Congenital defect of the nail of the index finger and its reconstruction].
    Seikei Geka [Orthopedic Surgery] 1969, 20: 1383-1384.
  • I. Kikuchi:
    Congenital onychodysplasia of the index fingers.
    Archives of Dermatology, Chicago, 1974, 110: 743-746.
  • R. Baran:
    Syndrome d'Iso et Kikuchi (COIF Syndrome). (2 cas) avec revue de littérature (44 cas).
    Annales de dermatologie et de véneréologie, Paris, May 1980, 107 (5): 431-435.
  • Tilo Biedermann, Carl Georg Schirren, Hella Schirren, Christian Sander:
    Kongenitale Onychodysplasie (Iso-Kikuchi-Syndrom).
    Congenital onychodysplasia (Iso-Kikuchi syndrome).

    Der Hautarzt, 1995, 46 (1): 53-56.

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