Macrodystrophia lipomatosa

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

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Overgrowth of digits.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Overgrowth of the soft tissues of the ring and little fingers associated with splaying and enlargement of their phalanges. There is no soft tissue calcification or focal osseous mass.

 

 

Case Discussion

Macrodystrophia lipomatosa is considered a progressive form of macrodactyly and typically presents with a painless enlargement of the digit of hand or foot (typically 2nd or 3rd digit).

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Case information

rID: 60654
Published: 29th May 2018
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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