What is it about?

Laurin–Sandrow syndrome is an extremely rare condition with under 20 cases reported worldwide, which is usually diagnosed at birth. We report the case of an adult patient.

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Why is it important?

The characteristics displayed by our patient challenge the classification system for mirror hand-multiple hand spectrum proposed by Al-Qattan in 1998.


Treating this patient and writing the article was an enriching experience since I have worked with two of my mentors. Also, it lead to a collaboration with genetic and rare diseases specialists.

Cezar Buzea
Spitalul clinic de urgenta chirurgie plastica reparatorie si arsuri

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This page is a summary of: A variant form of Laurin–Sandrow syndrome in an adult patient, Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), December 2019, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/1753193419892560.
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