Simian Crease: Causes, Symptoms & Complications
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What causes simian crease? 5 possible conditions

Your hand’s palm has three large creases: “Distal” means “away from the body.” The distal transverse palmar crease runs along the top your palm. It begins close to your little finger and ends at the base of your middle or index finger, or between them.... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Down Syndrome

Down syndrome (sometimes spelled "Down's syndrome") is a genetic abnormality. It is the most common single cause of birth defects in the United States.

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2

Aarskog Syndrome

Aarskog syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder that can affect a person's stature, facial features, genitalia, muscles, and bones.

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3

Turner Syndrome (Monosomy X)

Turner syndrome is a genetic condition caused by an abnormality on one of your sex chromosomes. It is also called monosomy X.

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4

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) occurs when a baby is born with varied mental and physical defects due to the mother consuming alcohol during pregnancy.

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5

Crying Cat Syndrome (Cri-du-Chat)

Crying cat syndrome is rare, but it's one of the most common syndromes caused by chromosomal deletion. Read about out the symptoms.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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