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Genitopatellar syndrome: a case report of a rare entity with 11 years of follow-up.
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PMID:  22568963     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Genitopatellar syndrome is one of the syndromes described in the last decade. It is characterized by agenesis of the corpus callosum, absent or hypoplastic patellae, extremity contractures, skeletal anomalies, urogenital anomalies, and facial dysmorphic features. While writing this report, only 15 cases have been reported in the literature. The etiology, clinical features, management, and natural history of this syndrome are not yet well established. Past reports in the literature have not been able to identify the exact genetic etiology but it somewhat coincides with nail patella syndrome and short patella syndrome. We would like to introduce this terminology to the orthopedic community and highlight the clinical features of the genitopatellar syndrome. To the best of our knowledge, this is a single case report with the longest follow-up of 11 years in the literature.
Authors:
Michael To; Rajiv Negandhi; Kenneth Cheung; Wai Yuen Cheung; Wang Chow
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopaedics. Part B     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1473-5865     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9300904     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Duchess of Kent Children's Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.
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