Limb-mammary syndrome


Limb-mammary syndrome (medical condition): A rare syndrome characterized by abnormalities of the hand and/or foot as well as absent or underdeveloped mammary glands and nipples. The severity of the deformity is variable. Tooth, nail and sweat gland abnormalities may also be present. See also


Underdeveloped limb Absent limbs Malformed limbs Underdeveloped mammary glands Absent mammary glands Underdeveloped nipples Absent nipples Limb duplication defects


Nail injury Nail fungal infection Chronic nail biting Anxiety - a common cause of nail biting. Beau's lines Respiratory disorders Paronychnia - causes redness or pain at fingertip or nail.


The phrase "signs of Limb-mammary syndrome" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Limb-mammary syndrome that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Limb-mammary syndrome" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Limb-mammary syndrome. The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Limb-mammary syndrome. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Limb-mammary syndrome has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Limb-mammary syndrome signs or Limb-mammary syndrome symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Limb-mammary syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Limb-mammary syndrome symptoms.