Search tips
Search criteria 


Logo of jmedgeneJournal of Medical GeneticsVisit this articleSubmit a manuscriptReceive email alertsContact usBMJ
J Med Genet. 1989 March; 26(3): 190–192.
PMCID: PMC1015581

Unilateral absence of the hand in second cousins.


This paper reports two second cousins with absence of the left hand.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (814K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Images in this article

Click on the image to see a larger version.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • Hecht JT, Scott CI., Jr Recurrent unilateral hand malformations in siblings. Clin Genet. 1981 Sep;20(3):225–228. [PubMed]
  • Pilarski RT, Pauli RM, Engber WD. Hand-reduction malformations: genetic and syndromic analysis. J Pediatr Orthop. 1985 May-Jun;5(3):274–280. [PubMed]
  • KOHLER HG. Congenital transverse defects of limbs and digits ('intrauterine amputation'). Arch Dis Child. 1962 Jun;37:263–276. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Etches PC, Stewart AR, Ives EJ. Familial congenital amputations. J Pediatr. 1982 Sep;101(3):448–449. [PubMed]
  • Cattanach BM, Kirk M. Differential activity of maternally and paternally derived chromosome regions in mice. Nature. 1985 Jun 6;315(6019):496–498. [PubMed]
  • Sapienza C, Peterson AC, Rossant J, Balling R. Degree of methylation of transgenes is dependent on gamete of origin. Nature. 1987 Jul 16;328(6127):251–254. [PubMed]

Articles from Journal of Medical Genetics are provided here courtesy of BMJ Group