Brachymetacarpia

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Bilateral wrist pain. Shortened 5th rays since childhood.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
X-ray

Bilateral shortening of the 5th metacarpal.

Case Discussion

Brachymetacarpia or brachyphalangia is associated with several genetic syndromes and chromosomal aberrations (e.g. Turner syndrome).

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Case information

rID: 15458
Case created: 18th Oct 2011
Last edited: 30th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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