Case contributed by Dr Abhinav Amarnath Mohan


Pre-operative evaluation by plastic surgeon and pediatrician.

Patient Data

Age: Unknown
Gender: Male

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.


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

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Case information

rID: 43232
Published: 6th Mar 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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