Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Syndactyly

Syndactyly is the lack of separation among distal phalanges, fingers and toes, so they remain fin-like attached.

Diseases

Apert syndrome
In Apert syndrome syndactyly is accompanied by a characteristic shape of the skull (acrocephaly/stenocephaly).
Bardet-Biedl syndrome
In Bardet-Biedl syndrome syndactyly is accompanied by renal symptoms.