Clinodactyly

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland

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GP referral

Patient Data

Age: 5
Gender: Female
X-ray

Typical shortening of the middle phalanges giving a radial curvature of the little fingers.

Case Discussion

Clinodactyly (also called brachymesophalangia)is a descriptive term that refers to a radial angulation at an interphalangeal joint in the radio-ulnar or palmar planes. It typically affects the 5th finger.

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Case information

rID: 23338
Case created: 7th Jun 2013
Last edited: 25th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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