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Concept ID:
Congenital Abnormality
SNOMED CT: Polymelia (89243009)
HPO: HP:0033766


Polymelia is a congenital anomaly, which is defined as the presence of accessory limbs attached to various body regions and could be classified as cephalomelia (extra-limb attached to the head), notomelia (extra-limb attached to the back bone), thoracomelia (extra-limb attached to the thorax), and pyromelia (extra-limb attached to the pelvis). [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPolymelia

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Kelani AB, Moumouni H, Issa AW, Younsaa H, Fokou H, Sani R, Sanoussi S, Denholm LJ, Beever JE, Catala M
Childs Nerv Syst 2017 Mar;33(3):529-534. Epub 2017 Jan 12 doi: 10.1007/s00381-017-3337-x. PMID: 28083641

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