- a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by arthropathy associated with congenital flexion contractures of the fingers and synovial and tendon abnormalities, and by constrictive pericarditis.
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Camptodactyly — is a medical condition involving fixed flexion deformity of the interphalangeal joints of the little finger. This involves permament flexure of one or more phlanges (fingers). Causes A number of congenital syndromes may cause camptodactyly: *… … Wikipedia
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CAP — Abbreviation for catabolite (gene) activator protein. * * * camptodactyly arthropathy pericarditis [syndrome]; Canada Assistance Plan; capsule; captopril; Caribbean Association of Pharmacists; catabolite gene activator protein; cell attachment… … Medical dictionary
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