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Definition

A form of postaxial polydactyly, a condition characterized by the occurrence of supernumerary digits in the upper and/or lower extremities. In postaxial polydactyly type A, the extra digit is well-formed and articulates with the fifth or a sixth metacarpal/metatarsal. PAPA8 is an autosomal recessive condition characterized by the presence of postaxial extra digits (hexadactyly) on the hands and/or the feet.

Acronym

PAPA8

Synonyms

Polydactyly, postaxial, type A8

 
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