Macrodystrophia lipomatosa

Case contributed by Yahya Baba
Diagnosis certain


Foot deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female
  • marked overgrowth of the soft tissues of the 2nd and 3rd rays with syndactyly

  • lengthening and broadening of the phalanges of the 2nd and 3rd toes

Case Discussion

Radiographic features of macrodactyly, also known as macrodystrophia lipomatosa. This condition is sometimes associated with syndactyly, clinodactyly, or polydactyly. This case illustrates an association with syndactyly.

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