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2002-07-09-16 Split-hand split-foot syndrome © Dahiya


Split-hand split-foot syndrome

Nirvikar Dahiya MD

Department of Ultrasound, KG Hospital, Arts College Road, Coimbatore 641018 INDIA

This fetus had measurements including the head and the abdomen, tibia and radius equivalent to 39 weeks. The femur and humerus measured 34 weeks. The initial thought was some form of rhizomelic dysplasia. Multiple digits were missing in both hands and feet with syndactyly.

Adomen and head:

The profile and normal mouth

The abnormal hands and feet.



The postnatal X-rays demonstrating the ectrodactyly




The newborn after delivery.

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