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Clin Genet. 1991 Nov;40(5):337-41.

X-linked mental retardation with bilateral clasped thumbs: report of another affected family.

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Department of Pediatrics, Hasharon Hospital, Petach-Tikvah, Israel.

Abstract

A Sephardi Jewish family is reported in which the two brothers had mental retardation, lower limb spasticity and bilateral clasped thumbs anomaly. This X-linked recessive disorder has only been reported twice. We believe this syndrome comprises a distinct entity among the X-linked mental retardation syndromes.

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1756607
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