Overlapping fetal fingers

Radswiki and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody et al.

Overlapping fetal fingers is an antenatal ultrasound observation where the fetal fingers are seen to overlap each other. It may be seen seen with a concurrent clenched fetal hand.  If the hand is clenched typically the 2nd finger is seen to overlap the 3rd 4.


  • a well recognized association is with trisomy 18 2-3

Article information

rID: 13801
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Overlapping fetal fingers on ultrasound
  • Overlapping digits

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