Macrodactyly is a descriptive term for isolated enlargement of some or all elements of a digit, whether of the hand or foot 1. Often it is equated with its most common cause, macrodystrophia lipomatosa 4. Rarely it can be seen as a form of Proteus syndrome 2

A number of conditions may manifest with asymmetric limb hypertrophy, including:

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rID: 9382
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