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MURCS association


Other Names for this Disease

  • Klippel-feil deformity, conductive deafness, and absent vagina
  • Mullerian duct aplasia, unilateral renal agenesis, and cervicothoracic somite anomalies
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What causes MURCS association?

The cause of MURCS association is not known. Most affected individuals have no history of the condition in their family. Symptoms of the condition develop during pregnancy but have not been linked to any known teratogens. [1][2]
Last updated: 4/6/2011

References
  1. Duncan PA, Shapiro LR, Stangel JJ, Klein RM, Addonizio JC. The MURCS association: Mullerian duct aplasia, renal aplasia. J Pediatrics. 1979; 95(3):399. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/469663. Accessed 4/6/2011.
  2. Mahajan P, Kher A, Khungar A, Bhat M, Sanklecha M, Bharucha BA. MURCS association--a review of 7 cases. J Postgrad Med. 1992; 38:109. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1303407. Accessed 4/6/2011.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Klippel-feil deformity, conductive deafness, and absent vagina
  • Mullerian duct aplasia, unilateral renal agenesis, and cervicothoracic somite anomalies
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.