Ectrodactyly Cleft Palate Syndrome

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Ectrodactyly Cleft Palate Syndrome

Ectrodactyly, also know as split hand, cleft hand, and lobster claw hand, is a rare condition that takes multiple forms.The hand and/or feet of a person with ectrodactyly will be missing one or more fingers or toes (or even just a part of a finger or toe). In the most common form (which is described by its other names), people with ectrodactyly have their thumb and their little finger and ring finger and are missing their index finger and middle finger, with a similar situation of their feet. Sometimes people with ectrodactyly are born with syndactyly of their ring finer and little finer; this means that their ring finger and middle finger are fused or joined together. People are born with ectrodactyly and the condition can often be detected by ultrasound before the baby is born.Once the baby has been born, parents sometimes choose to have surgery on the baby’s hands and feet for cosmetic reasons (how it looks). There are multiple forms of ectrodactyly, one of which is ectrodactyly cleft palate syndrome, also known as EEC or ECC syndrome. Symptoms of ECC include the typical cleft hand associated with ectrodactyly in addition to facial clefts (an opening or gap in the face, affecting bone and skin), urinary tract infections, decreased color in the hair and eyes, and missing or abnormal teeth. Talk with your doctor if you or your child has been diagnosed with ectrodactyly cleft palate syndrome to find the best treatment for you.

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The terms "Ectrodactyly Cleft Palate Syndrome" returned 6 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-cleft lip and palate syndrome.
 

Author(s): Reema Sharma Dhar, Amitava Bora

Journal: J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. ;32(4):346-9.

 

Ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-cleft (EEC) syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the triad of ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia, and facial clefting along with some associated features. Presence of all the three major features in a single individual is extremely ...

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2014

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[Ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia and cleft lip/palate syndrome, report of a case with variable expressivity].
 

Author(s): Luis Enrique Meza Escobar, Carolina Isaza, Harry Pachajoa

Journal: Arch Argent Pediatr. 2012 Oct;110(5):e95-8.

 

The ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-cleft lip/palate syndrome is a rare entity associated with mutations in the genes that express the protein p63. We present a case of a patient with right foot ectrodactyly associated with cleft lip and palate, without other evident anomalies. ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2012

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Ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, and cleft lip-palate (EEC) syndrome without clefting: a rare case report.
 

Author(s): Dipali D Malvankar, S Sacchidanand, M Mallikarjun

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Ectrodactyly, Ectodermal dysplasia, and Cleft lip-cleft palate (EEC) syndrome is a rare ectodermal dysplasia presenting with various combinations of its three components. It is an autosomal dominant disorder with variable expression and penetrance. Patients have features of ectodermal ...

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2012

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