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Crossed asymmetry in Russell-Silver syndrome.
  1. Q H Qazi,
  2. E G Kassner,
  3. C Ganapathy

    Abstract

    Since the initial report by Silver et al (1953), more than 50 examples of the Russell-Silver syndrome have been reported. Unilateral congenital asymmetry of the extremities has been considered one of the major features of this disorder (Silver, 1964). We recently observed a child with otherwise typical features of the Russell-Silver syndrome who had enlargement of the right hand and of the left lower extremity. We know of no other recorded example of crossed asymmetry in this clinical entity.

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