Impossible Syndrome

Impossible Syndrome, or Chondrodysplasia situs inversus imperforate anus polydactyly, is a complex combination of human congenital malformations (birth defects).

The malformations include chondrodysplasia (improper growth of bone and cartilage), situs inversus totalis (chest and abdominal organs all a mirror image of normal), cleft epiglottis and larynx, hexadactyly (six digits) on hands and feet, diaphragmatic hernia, pancreatic abnormalities, kidney abnormal on one side and absent on the other side, micropenis and ambiguous genitalia, and imperforate anus.

Only one case of Impossible Syndrome has been reported; the infant was premature and stillborn.

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