Congenital malformations of hands and feet in Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome

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Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome is rare genetic disorder with multiple limb malformations and neurological manifestation, caused by inborn defect of cholesterol metabolism. Congenital deformities of feet and hands are most common orthopedic symptoms in this syndrome. Description of a girl with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome demonstrates specific features of this disorder and emphasize the importance of proper interpretation of orthopedic malformations for early diagnosis of genetic conditions.

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N. A. Kovalenko-Klychkova

Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children’s Orthopedics

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Russian Federation

V. M. Kenis

Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children’s Orthopedics

Russian Federation

I. Y. Klychkova

Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children’s Orthopedics

Russian Federation


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