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Complete situs inversus and broad thumbs and big toes with postaxial polydactyly.
  1. A E Czeizel,
  2. P Göblyös
  1. Department of Human Genetics and Teratology, National Institute of Public Health-WHO Collaborating Centre for the Community Control of Hereditary Diseases, Budapest, Hungary.


    A healthy, non-consanguineous couple had a son with complete situs inversus viscerum (including dextrocardia but without other cardiac defects), broad thumbs and big toes, postaxial polydactyly, average intelligence and length proportion of the extremities, and a normal face. The common cause of these defects may have a role in the origin of sidedness and symmetry in morphogenesis.

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