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Synonyms: Acheiropody

An extremely rare developmental disorder characterized by bilateral congenital and complete amputation of the distal extremities (amputation of distal epiphysis of the humerus distal portion of the tibial diaphysis aplasia of the radius ulna fibula) and aplasia of hands and feet (aplasia of carpal metacarpal tarsal metatarsal and phalangeal bones). Rarely an ectopic bone can be found at the distal end of the humerus. No other systemic manifestations have been reported and the disorder follows an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance.

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