Pre-axial polydactyly

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Abnormal right thumb

Patient Data

Age: newborn
Gender: Female
X-ray

An accessory digit is noted on the radial side (pre-axial polydactyly) with duplicated proximal phalanx, corresponding to type IV of Wassel classification.

Case Discussion

Radiological features of a pre-axial polydactyly type IV according to Wassel classification, which is the most common type of polydactyly.

Additional contributor: Dr Z Boudiaf, CHU Constantine Algeria

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Case information

rID: 64685
Published: 4th Dec 2018
Last edited: 4th Dec 2018
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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