Holt-Oram Syndrome is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder that affects the bones of the upper limbs. The symptoms of Holt-Oram Syndrome vary in individuals and families. Common symptoms are:
• Abnormalities in limbs – mostly in wrist
• Long thumbs
• Inability to extend arms fully or rotate arms outwards
• Shortened arms
• Congenital heart malfunction
HOW IS HOLT-ORAM SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same is done by a general physician through ECG. There are also screening and genetic tests available to check for offspring Holt–Oram syndrome.
HOW IS HOLT-ORAM SYNDROME TREATED?
While it is advised to visit a General Physician to treat Holt-Oram Syndrome, proper medication can cure this disease.
DID YOU KNOW?
Patients suffering from this problem have to go for annual check-ups to control and restrict the Holt–Oram syndrome from getting severe or acute.