Macrodactyly in its broadest sense is a descriptive term which refers to enlargement of all the elements of a digit 1. This can mean either the hand or foot. 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 can mimic true macrodactyly. They include:

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