postaxial


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post·ax·i·al

 (pōst-ăk′sē-əl)
adj.
Located behind an axis of the body, as the lateral aspect of the lower leg or the medial aspect of the upper arm.

post·ax′i·al·ly adv.

postaxial

(pəʊstˈæksɪəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) situated or occurring behind the axis of the body
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the posterior part of a vertebrate limb

post•ax•i•al

(poʊstˈæk si əl)

adj.
pertaining to or situated behind an axis of the body, esp. the posterior side of the axis of a limb.
[1870]
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Las faciales que se asocian con mas frecuencia a casos de HPE son agenesia premaxilar, ciclopia y cebocefalia, y de las no faciales, la transposicion de los grandes vasos, polidactilia postaxial, defectos genitales, vertebrales y de reduccion de extremidades (Orioli et al., 2010; Winter et al., 2015).
Whitten was born with a physical disability known as "postaxial hypoplasia of the lower extremity." As a result of her disability, Whitten has always struggled with mobility.
Whitten was born with a physical disability known as "postaxial hypoplasia of thelower extremity." As a result of her disability, Whitten has always struggled with mobility.
This condition results in additional fingers and toes in humans and animals. There are three main types of the condition: ulnar or postaxial polydactyly or small finger duplication, which is the most common form of the condition; radial or preaxial polydactyly or thumb duplication, which occurs one in every 1,000 to 10,000 live births; central polydactyly, which is the rarest.
(1-4) Polydactyly is postaxial (the extra ray on the lateral side of the foot) almost 79% of the time and preaxial (15%) when the polydactyly is on the medial (tibial) side of the limb.
El sindrome de Meckel-Gruber es una ciliopatia, un desorden autosomico recesivo mortal, infrecuente y raro, su prevalencia varia de 1:13,250 a 1:140,000 de los nacidos vivos, afectando individuos de toda raza y etnia, ambos sexos se ven igualmente afectados y se caracteriza por la presencia de rinones hiperplasicos poliquisticos, encefalocele occipital y polidactilia postaxial bilateral, aunque pueden existir otras numerosas alteraciones.
Castilla EE and Rittler [15] in 2001 in their study observed a significant association with parental consanguinity for three congenital anomaly types: hydrocephalus, postaxial hand polydactyly and bilateral cleft lip +/- cleft palate, while three additional anomalies namely cephalocele, microcephaly and hand + foot postaxial polydactyly showed a positive association.
There is a preaxial and postaxial reduction in limbs that occurred.
Other features of this foetus were hirsutism, bronchogenic cyst, syndactyly, bilateral postaxial Polydactyly, abnormal cervical vertebra and absent sacral tapering.
EVC presents with a distinctive tetrad of disproportionate dwarfism, bilateral postaxial polydactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, and congenital heart malformations [3].
americanus) (McGowan, 1972), sino subtriangular, siendo un hueso masivo en relacion con los demas huesos del zeugopodio; FCG-CBP-87 tiene mas de 1 digito postaxial (diferente de P.
Ademas, en el sindrome de BarnetBiedl se presentan polidactilia postaxial y displasia renal, y en el de Alstrom los pacientes generalmente tienen el intelecto normal, sordera, cardiomiopatia y diabetes mellitus; estas caracteristicas no las tienen los afectados por SC.