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Medical Term:

Sydney crease

Pronunciation: sid'ne


a variation of the proximal transverse palmar flexion crease that reaches the ulnar side of the palm; associated with acute lymphocytic anemia in early childhood, rubella embryopathy, and Down syndrome.

Synonym(s): Sydney line

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