FATCO syndrome

Last revised by Yahya Baba on 25 Sep 2022

FATCO syndrome consists:

  • FA: fibular aplasia
  • TC: tibial campomelia
  • O: oligosyndactyly

It is a syndrome of unknown genetic basis and inheritance with variable expressivity and penetrance 1,2.

Radiographic features

Associated anomalies in FATCO syndrome include 3:

  • anterolateral bowing of the tibia
  • valgus deformity at the knee
  • condylar hypoplasia or agenesis
  • short femur
  • proximal focal femoral deficiency
  • coxa vara

Differential diagnosis

Fuhrmann syndrome and Al-Awadi syndrome are said to be similar to FATCO syndrome.

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