Syndactyly

Case contributed by Dr Abhinav Amarnath Mohan

Presentation

Pre-operative evaluation by plastic surgeon and pediatrician.

Patient Data

Age: unknown
Gender: Male
X-ray

Pre-axial syndactyly with complete fusion of the soft tissues of the 2nd and 3rd rays. The 2nd ray has no middle phalanx. The 3rd ray has three phalanges.

The left 5th ray also only has 2 phalanges. 

Ossification is slightly delayed on the side with syndactyly and the hand is slightly smaller.

Photo

Clinical photograph confirming the soft tissue abnormality and 2nd and 3rd ray syndactyly.

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Case information

rID: 43232
Case created: 1st Mar 2016
Last edited: 6th Nov 2016
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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