International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | Zambia | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017


Polydactyly in Two Siblings with Overwhelming Family History ? 2 Case Reports

Dr Shadrick G Lungu


Abstract: Polydactyly is one of the commonest deformities in the hands and feet. It is caused by sporadic etiology, but hereditary causes especially in the Africa American racial group. It is predominantly an autosomal penetrance. The two cases presented here are from a family of four children all with a similar condition, with a unique and overwhelming family history that spans five generations.


Keywords: Polydactyly, family history, five generations


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,


Pages: 53 - 63


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Dr Shadrick G Lungu, "Polydactyly in Two Siblings with Overwhelming Family History ? 2 Case Reports", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20173505, Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017, 53 - 63

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