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What is Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly?

What is Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly?

  • Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly: A rare genetic disorder characterized by split hands and/or feet and absence of long bones of the arms or legs.

Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly, or a subtype of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly: Introduction

Types of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly:

Broader types of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly:

What causes Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly?

Causes of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly: see causes of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly

What are the symptoms of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly?

Symptoms of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly: see symptoms of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly

Can anyone else get Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly?

More information: see contagiousness of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly
Inheritance: see inheritance of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly

Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly.
Treatments for Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly: see treatments for Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly

Name and Aliases of Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly

Main name of condition: Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly

Other names or spellings for Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly:

Cleft hand absent tibia, Cleft hand - absent tibia, aplastic tibia and ectrodactylia, Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly syndrome, Cleft hand [absent tibia], Aplasia of tibia with ectrodactyly, Tibial aplasia with split-hand/split-foot deformity, Ectrodactyly with aplasia of long bones, Split-hand/foot malformation with long bone deficiency, SHFLD

Aplasia of tibia with ectrodactyly, Ectrodactyly with aplasia of long bones, SHFLD, Split-hand/foot malformation with long bone deficiency, Tibial aplasia with split-hand/split-foot deformity
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Tibial aplasia ectrodactyly: Related Conditions

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