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Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • GCPS
  • Greig syndrome
  • Polysyndactyly with peculiar skull shape
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Overview

Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome is a disorder that affects development of the limbs, head, and face. The features of this syndrome are highly variable, ranging from very mild to severe. Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome is caused by mutations in the GLI3 gene. This condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern.[1]
Last updated: 4/8/2011

References

  1. Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). 2006; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/greig-cephalopolysyndactyly-syndrome. Accessed 4/8/2011.
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  • Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
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Other Names for this Disease
  • GCPS
  • Greig syndrome
  • Polysyndactyly with peculiar skull shape
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.