Congenital dislocation of the knees in a child with Down-mosaic Turner syndrome

J Med Genet. 1981 Apr;18(2):148-51. doi: 10.1136/jmg.18.2.148.


A further case of Down-mosaic Turner syndrome is discussed. Both the cytogenetic and the dermatoglyphic data support the clinical diagnosis. The association with dislocated knees and the diagnosis of this polysyndrome at birth have not been reported before.

MeSH terms

  • Dermatoglyphics
  • Down Syndrome / complications*
  • Down Syndrome / genetics
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Joint Dislocations / complications*
  • Joint Dislocations / genetics
  • Karyotyping
  • Knee Joint*
  • Turner Syndrome / complications*
  • Turner Syndrome / genetics