Adams-Oliver syndrome.

Research paper by Nadia N Iftikhar, Faisal Iftikhar FI Ahmad Ghumman, Shahbaz A SA Janjua, Amer A Ejaz, Umar Aftab UA Butt

Indexed on: 08 Jun '14Published on: 08 Jun '14Published in: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP


A new-born male baby with typical features of Adams-Oliver syndrome (AOS) is described. Adams-Oliver syndrome is the association of aplasia cutis congenita with terminal transverse limb reduction defects with or without cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita. The patient presented with brachydactyly involving all the digits of his hands and shortening of both big toes along with aplasia cutis on the scalp. There was no systemic involvement. The patient was placed on regular follow-up.