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Definition

A syndrome characterized by congenital microcephaly, moderately severe mental retardation, and symmetrical digital anomalies. Digital malformations of variable degree include hallux valgus, syndactyly of toes 4 and 5, short fifth fingers, single flexion crease of fifth fingers, polydactyly and synpolydactyly.

Acronym

JWDS

Synonyms

Kelly syndrome
Microcephaly with mental retardation and digital anomalies

Keywords

Mental retardation

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