From the case: Polydactyly


Foot x-rays

Modality: X-ray

- “ This child had incidental post axial polydactyly as an isolated abnormality. Surgical excision / amputation was straight forward, with little resi...”

Used in the following article:

  • Post-axial polydactyly - “ Post-axial polydactyly refers to polydactyly where the additional digit is on the ulnar margin of the hand, or lateral to the 5th toe. Epidemiolo...”
  • Polydactyly - “ Polydactyly (less commonly called hyperdactyly) refers to the situation where there are more than the usual number of digits (five) in a hand or f...”
  • Pre-axial and post-axial borders - “ Pre-axial and post-axial borders describe where the flexor and extensor compartments of the limb meet during foetal limb bud development. These bo...”

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