A M Elliott

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cerebro-osseous-digital syndrome: four new cases of a lethal skeletal dysplasia--distinct from Neu-Laxova Syndrome
    Alison M Elliott
    International Skeletal Dysplasia Registry, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Med Genet 109:139-48. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Triphalangeal thumb in association with split hand/foot: a phenotypic marker for SHFM3?
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, and Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:58-61. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Osteocraniostenosis-hypomineralized skull with gracile long bones and splenic hypoplasia. Four new cases with distinctive chondro-osseous morphology
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1553-63. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Genotype-phenotype correlations in mapped split hand foot malformation (SHFM) patients
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, 770 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1419-27. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and epidemiological findings in patients with central ray deficiency: split hand foot malformation (SHFM) in Manitoba, Canada
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, 770 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1428-39. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies in upper and lower limb patterning in split hand foot malformation
    A M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Clin Genet 68:408-23. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The duplicated longitudinal epiphysis or "kissing delta phalanx": evolution and variation in three different disorders
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, 770 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0W3, Canada
    Skeletal Radiol 33:345-51. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Central ray deficiency with extensive syndactyly: a dilemma for classification
    A M Elliott
    Dept of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Genet Couns 20:27-43. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Split hand foot malformation (SHFM)
    A M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Clin Genet 68:501-5. 2005
  10. doi request reprint A novel COMP mutation in an Inuit patient with pseudoachondroplasia and severe short stature
    A M Elliott
    WRHA Program of Genetics and Metabolism, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Genet Mol Res 9:1785-90. 2010

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Cerebro-osseous-digital syndrome: four new cases of a lethal skeletal dysplasia--distinct from Neu-Laxova Syndrome
    Alison M Elliott
    International Skeletal Dysplasia Registry, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Med Genet 109:139-48. 2002
    ..Patients 1-4 of this report lack the typical findings of NLS and likely represent a distinct lethal skeletal dysplasia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Triphalangeal thumb in association with split hand/foot: a phenotypic marker for SHFM3?
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, and Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:58-61. 2007
    ..Of the 47 SHFM3 patients analyzed, 15 (31.9%) had triphalangeal thumb (TPT), a limb finding not reported at any other locus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Osteocraniostenosis-hypomineralized skull with gracile long bones and splenic hypoplasia. Four new cases with distinctive chondro-osseous morphology
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1553-63. 2006
    ..There are some radiographic and chondro-osseous morphologic similarities between osteocraniostenosis and severe Hallermann-Streiff syndrome (HSS), suggesting the two disorders may be pathogenetically related...
  4. ncbi request reprint Genotype-phenotype correlations in mapped split hand foot malformation (SHFM) patients
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, 770 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1419-27. 2006
    ..Comparison with relevant animal models is discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and epidemiological findings in patients with central ray deficiency: split hand foot malformation (SHFM) in Manitoba, Canada
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, 770 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1428-39. 2006
    ..Two had deletions involving 9q and 5p respectively. Unlike some other studies, we did not find an excess of males or right-sided defects and only two of the cases--two sisters--were related...
  6. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies in upper and lower limb patterning in split hand foot malformation
    A M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Clin Genet 68:408-23. 2005
    ..This article discusses this discrepant clefting pattern between the upper and lower extremities and proposes potential mechanisms...
  7. ncbi request reprint The duplicated longitudinal epiphysis or "kissing delta phalanx": evolution and variation in three different disorders
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, 770 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0W3, Canada
    Skeletal Radiol 33:345-51. 2004
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging of the kissing delta phalanx has not been previously described...
  8. ncbi request reprint Central ray deficiency with extensive syndactyly: a dilemma for classification
    A M Elliott
    Dept of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Genet Couns 20:27-43. 2009
    ..This cohort highlights the importance of imaging patients with distal limb anomalies. An effective classification scheme should include relevant clinical and radiographic findings in order to assist clinicians following these patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Split hand foot malformation (SHFM)
    A M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Clin Genet 68:501-5. 2005
    ..In this article, we briefly review the nomenclature associated with SHFM and its classifications...
  10. doi request reprint A novel COMP mutation in an Inuit patient with pseudoachondroplasia and severe short stature
    A M Elliott
    WRHA Program of Genetics and Metabolism, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Genet Mol Res 9:1785-90. 2010
    ..This exon encodes the first calmodulin-like repeat, which has not been previously implicated in severe short stature. We propose that this novel missense substitution is responsible for the phenotype of this patient...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cenani-Lenz syndactyly in a patient with features of Kabuki syndrome
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Clin Dysmorphol 13:143-50. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of dolichospondylic dysplasia: two new patients with distinctive findings
    Alison M Elliott
    International Skeletal Dysplasia Registry, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Med Genet 113:351-61. 2002
    ..The spectrum of disorders with tall vertebral bodies as a key feature may include different entities that may be further defined with the characterization of the molecular defect(s)...
  13. doi request reprint The association of split hand foot malformation (SHFM) and congenital heart defects
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:425-34. 2008
    ..SHFM occurs as an isolated finding or in association with other anomalies, including congenital heart defects (CHDs)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Letter re: fibula aplasia, tibial campomelia, and oligodactyly
    Jane A Evans
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1127. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Hand involvement in Schmid metaphyseal chondrodysplasia
    Alison M Elliott
    International Skeletal Dysplasia Registry, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 132:191-3. 2005
    ..These changes were subtle and consisted of shortening of the tubular bones and metaphyseal cupping of the proximal phalanges and metacarpals. Mild hand involvement is a common feature of Schmid MCD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors related to the onset and persistence of chronic back pain in the community: results from a general population follow-up study
    Blair H Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1032-40. 2004
    ..We compared the prevalence of chronic back pain (CBP) at two points 4 years apart and examined socio-demographic, health, and pain-related factors associated with its onset and persistence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cytokine responses and progression to active tuberculosis in HIV-1-infected Ugandans: a prospective study
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:660-70. 2004
    ..04). The association with IL-2 production may reflect a response to tuberculous infection or to activating disease; the associations with IL-10 and IL-5 are in keeping with the expected role of immunosuppressive or type 2 cytokines...
  18. pmc Rate and amplification of drug resistance among previously-treated patients with tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
    Beth Temple
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1126-34. 2008
    ..There is a need to measure the extent of and risk factors for drug resistance in such patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Why does HIV infection not lead to disseminated strongyloidiasis?
    Mark E Viney
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 190:2175-80. 2004
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  20. pmc Associations between mild-to-moderate anaemia in pregnancy and helminth, malaria and HIV infection in Entebbe, Uganda
    Lawrence Muhangi
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:899-907. 2007
    ..This result may relate to relatively good nutrition and low helminth infection intensity. These findings are pertinent to estimating the disease burden of helminths and other infections in pregnancy. [Clinical Trial No. ISRCTN32849447]...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tubal sterilization, all-cause death, and cancer among women in the United Kingdom: evidence from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study
    Lisa Iversen
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen School of Medicine, Aberdeen, UK
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:447.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between tubal sterilization and subsequent all-cause death and the risk of any gynecologic and breast cancer in women in the United Kingdom...
  22. pmc The impact of helminths on the response to immunization and on the incidence of infection and disease in childhood in Uganda: design of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, factorial trial of deworming interventions delivered in pregnancy and e
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    Clin Trials 4:42-57. 2007
    ..These effects might develop in utero, through exposure to maternal helminth infections, or through direct exposure in later life...
  23. pmc Symptom experience and subsequent mortality: results from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:158. 2006
    ..One study has suggested that the number of symptoms people experience may be an important predictor of mortality. This novel and potentially important finding may have important implications but needs to be tested in other cohorts...
  24. pmc Pain and subsequent mortality and cancer among women in the Royal College of General Practitioners Oral Contraception Study
    Blair H Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    Br J Gen Pract 53:45-6. 2003
    ..75), and a higher risk of subsequent cancer among women reporting head or abdomen pain. Given the high prevalence of pain symptoms, these findings may be important, and warrant further research...
  25. ncbi request reprint Associations between helminth infection and CD4+ T cell count, viral load and cytokine responses in HIV-1-infected Ugandan adults
    Alison M Elliott
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:103-8. 2003
    ..The possibility that chronic helminth infection may suppress HIV replication and that effects on HIV replication may vary during helminth infection and treatment should be considered...
  26. ncbi request reprint Schistosoma mansoni, nematode infections, and progression to active tuberculosis among HIV-1-infected Ugandans
    Michael Brown
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:819-25. 2006
    ..31; 1.00-5.33). This analysis suggests an effect of S. mansoni infection on progression to active TB among HIV-1-infected Ugandans...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is chronic pain a distinct diagnosis in primary care? Evidence arising from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception study
    Blair H Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 21:66-74. 2004
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  28. ncbi request reprint The use of medication for chronic pain in primary care, and the potential for intervention by a practice-based pharmacist
    M Elaine McDermott
    Pain Management Clinic, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    Fam Pract 23:46-52. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint Weight change in adult life and health outcomes
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, United Kingdom
    Obes Res 13:1784-92. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between weight change in adult life and subsequent mortality and cancer incidence in women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Screening for intestinal helminth infection in a semi-urban cohort of pregnant women in Uganda
    Joseph W Bukusuba
    Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Doct 34:27-8. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Third mailings in epidemiological studies: are they really necessary?
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 20:592-4. 2003
    ..Whether or not third mailings are appropriate or worthwhile in postal epidemiological studies has not been thoroughly investigated and requires examination...