How to Cite this Article: Naik P, Kini P, Chopra D, Gupta Y. 2012. Finlay–Marks syndrome: Report of two siblings and review of literature. Am J Med Genet Part A. 158A:1696–1701.
Finlay–Marks syndrome: Report of two siblings and review of literature†
Article first published online: 25 MAY 2012
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American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A
Volume 158A, Issue 7, pages 1696–1701, July 2012
How to Cite
Naik, P., Kini, P., Chopra, D. and Gupta, Y. (2012), Finlay–Marks syndrome: Report of two siblings and review of literature. Am. J. Med. Genet., 158A: 1696–1701. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.35389
- Issue published online: 18 JUN 2012
- Article first published online: 25 MAY 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 12 FEB 2012
- Manuscript Received: 26 JUN 2011
- abnormal ears;
- aplasia cutis congenita;
- ectodermal dysplasia;
- renal agenesis
Finlay–Marks syndrome (scalp–ear–nipple syndrome), is the infrequently reported association of scalp aplasia, malformed ears, and breast abnormalities varying from small nipples to complete absence of breasts. Other manifestations are variable and some of them resemble ectodermal dysplasia and include dystrophy of nails and teeth, sparse hair, decreased sweating, and cutaneous syndactyly of digits. Renal anomalies have been reported in some patients leading to hypertension and renal insufficiency. Most reported patients have been sporadic but familial occurrences following an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance have been reported. We report on two affected siblings, of whom one died in the neonatal period due to renal failure. Two affected siblings born to non-affected parents may suggest an autosomal recessive inheritance. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.