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RMJ. 2005; 30(1): 38-40


Holt-Oram syndrome

Holt-Oram syndrome Sheraz Jamal Khan, Syed Munib, Wazir Mohammad Khan, Sartaaj.

Abstract
Holt-Oram syndrome with its many synonyms is an autosomal dominantly inherited disorder that causes abnormalities of the upper limbs and heart. Holt and Oram first described this condition in 1960 in a family with atrial septal defects (ASD) and thumb abnormalities and no more than about 350 cases of this rare condition have been reported worldwide. We report a case here with multiple anomalies. (Rawal Med J 2005;30:38-40).

Key words: Holt Oram Syndrome, Atriodigital Dysplasia, Cardiac-Limb Syndrome, Pseudothalidomide syndrome, Heart-Hand Syndrome (Holt-Oram Type), ASD, VSD.



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