Camptodactyly

Case contributed by Matthew Hung

Presentation

A 14-year-old female with a history of DiGeorge Syndrome presenting with 5th finger flexion contracture bilaterally.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years old
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is a flexion contracture at the PIP joint of the 5th digit bilaterally, consistent with camptodactyly.

Case Discussion

This patient's camptodactyly is likely sporadic and congenital in etiology. There is no known association between DiGeorge syndrome and camptodactyly.

This case was submitted with supervision and input from:

Soni C. Chawla, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Radiological Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Olive View - UCLA Medical Center    

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Case information

rID: 54253
Case created: 29th Jun 2017
Last edited: 3rd Jul 2017
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