Disease Information for Syndactyly

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Deformed Fingers and Toes
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Limb deformities/anomalies
Syndactyly/Webbing
Hand anomalies
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Digit disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Definition

The most common congenital anomaly of the hand or foot, marked by persistence of the webbing between adjacent fingers or toes, so they are more or less completely attached. It is called complicated syndactyly if the bones or nails of the involved digits are fused. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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