A rare inherited genetic disorder characterized by short fingers and toes, scoliosis, carpal synostosis (fused bones of the wrist). and other spine anomalies. Acrodysostosis is an extremely rare congenital (present at birth) disorder marked by problems in the bones of the hands, feet, and nose, and mental retardation. Acrodysplasia scoliosis is a rare condition that has been reported in two brothers.
- Short fingers and toes (brachydactyly)
- Short foot
- Spina bifida occulta
- Brachydactyly syndrome
- Vertebral segmentation anomaly
The underlying genetic cause of the condition is unknown, but it appears to be inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.
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Treatment is based on the signs and symptoms present in each person.