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cutaneous dimples

Friday 28 January 2005

Localization

- pretibial cutaneous dimple
- prefemoral cutaneous dimple
- sacral cutaneous dimple
- scapular cutaneous dimple

Etiology

- bone angulations

  • campomelic dysplasia
  • skeletal dysplasia with angulated femora
  • amyoplasia

- chromosomal diseases

  • 4p- syndrome (Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome) del(4p)
  • trisomy 9p (horizontal chin dimple)
  • trisomy 9q3 (sacral cutaneous dimple, scapular cutaneous dimple)