Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)
Other Names for this Disease
Congenital contractures of the digits
Congenital ulnar drift
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Is windblown hand genetic?
There have been reports of both sporadic
and genetic cases of windblown hand. In genetic cases, the condition is commonly described as having an autosomal dominant
mode of inheritance.
Last updated: 7/23/2013
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