Acheiria refers to absence of one or both hands and can occur in a number of situations, including:


Rare defect occurring in 1:65 000 live births.

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Article information

rID: 15732
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Absent hand
  • Absent hands
  • Differential diagnosis of acheiria
  • Absent fetal hands
  • Absent fetal hand

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