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Hypertrichosis cubiti: two new cases and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12558109     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of hypertrichosis cubiti in combination with short stature, facial dysmorphias and retarded development are reported with a review of the literature. Hypertrichosis cubiti, the hairy elbows syndrome, consists of a localized form of long vellus hair on the extensor surfaces of the distal third of the upper arm and the proximal third of the forearm bilaterally. It can be associated with short stature and other physical abnormalities. The mode of inheritance has not been established yet; an autosomal recessive as well as an autosomal dominant inheritance trait are postulated.
R Visser; F A Beemer; R H Veenhoven; J J E M De Nef
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Genetic counseling (Geneva, Switzerland)     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1015-8146     ISO Abbreviation:  Genet. Couns.     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-31     Completed Date:  2003-04-25     Revised Date:  2006-07-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9015261     Medline TA:  Genet Couns     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  397-403     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, Spaarneziekenhuis, Haarlem, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / pathology*
Elbow / pathology*
Hypertrichosis / pathology*
Infant, Newborn

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