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Figure 4.7. Trisomy 8 syndrome is usually a trisomy 8/normal mosaicism. Note die dysmorphic craniofacial features, microg-nathia, postural deformity of the hands, cryptorchidism with bilateral inguinal herniae, and absence of the patellae.

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Trisomy Deep Plantar Furrow
Figure 4.9. A close-up view of the ears of the same infant demonstrates the thick helices.

Figure 4.10. The hands of the same infant with trisomy 8 show the shortened hallux, camptodactyly, and deep flexion creases of the palms. Deep furrows are found on both the palms of the hand and soles of the feet (these regress with increasing age).

Figure 4.11. Congenital absence of the patellae is another finding in the trisomy 8 syndrome. In addition to the findings shown here in trisomy 8 odier common findings include cleft palate, single palmar crease, and contractures of large joints.

Figure 4.10. The hands of the same infant with trisomy 8 show the shortened hallux, camptodactyly, and deep flexion creases of the palms. Deep furrows are found on both the palms of the hand and soles of the feet (these regress with increasing age).

Trisomy Cleft Palate
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