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What is Limb-mammary syndrome?

What is Limb-mammary syndrome?

  • Limb-mammary syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by abnormalities of the hand and/or foot as well as absent or underdeveloped mammary glands and nipples. The severity of the deformity is variable. Tooth, nail and sweat gland abnormalities may also be present.

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

Limb-mammary syndrome: Introduction

Types of Limb-mammary syndrome:

Broader types of Limb-mammary syndrome:

How serious is Limb-mammary syndrome?

Complications of Limb-mammary syndrome: see complications of Limb-mammary syndrome

What causes Limb-mammary syndrome?

Causes of Limb-mammary syndrome: see causes of Limb-mammary syndrome

What are the symptoms of Limb-mammary syndrome?

Symptoms of Limb-mammary syndrome: see symptoms of Limb-mammary syndrome

Complications of Limb-mammary syndrome: see complications of Limb-mammary syndrome

Limb-mammary syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Limb-mammary syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Limb-mammary syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Limb-mammary syndrome: Pediatrician, Orthopedic Surgeon, Gynecologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Limb-mammary syndrome.
Treatments for Limb-mammary syndrome: see treatments for Limb-mammary syndrome
Research for Limb-mammary syndrome: see research for Limb-mammary syndrome

Name and Aliases of Limb-mammary syndrome

Main name of condition: Limb-mammary syndrome

Other names or spellings for Limb-mammary syndrome:

LMS, Mammary hypoplasia, ectrodactyly, and other hand/foot anomalies


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