Research Article| Volume 11, ISSUE 5, P735-737, September 1986

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Idiopathic bilaterally symmetrical brachymetacarpia of the fourth and fifth metacarpals

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      We report on a patient with short fourth and fifth metacarpals that are bilaterally symmetrical. No members of the patient's family are known to have this condition, and the patient is otherwise in perfect health, with no other congenital anomalies.
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