camptodactyly


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camptodactyly

 [kamp″to-dak´tĭ-le]
permanent flexion of one or more fingers.

camp·to·dac·ty·ly

, camptodactylia (kamp'tō-dak'ti-lē, -dak-til'ē-ă), [MIM*114200]
Permanent flexion of one or both interphalangeal joints of one or more fingers, usually the little finger; often congenital in origin.
[G. kamptos, bent, + daktylos, finger]

camptodactyly

/camp·to·dac·ty·ly/ (-dak´tĭ-le) permanent flexion of one or more fingers.

camptodactyly

[kamp′tədak′təlē]
Etymology: Gk, kamptos, bent, daktylos, finger
the permanent flexion of one or more fingers. camptodactylic, adj.
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Camptodactyly

camp·to·dac·ty·ly

, camptodactylia (kamp'tō-dak'ti-lē, -dak-til'ē-ă)
Permanent flexion of one or both interphalangeal joints of one or more fingers, usually the little finger; often congenital in origin.
[G. kamptos, bent, + daktylos, finger]

camptodactyly

permanent flexion of one or more digits.
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And can have Camptodactyly, Hypermobility of ligaments and tendons.
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Eleven index subjects were observed to have 16 associated malformations, the most common of which were syndactyly (n=5) and camptodactyly (n=3).
H syndrome (OMIM 612391) is an autosomal recessive genodermatosis characterized by progressive cutaneous hyperpigmentation, hypertrichosis, hepatosplenomegaly, heart anomalies, hypogonadism, short stature, hearing loss, hallux valgus, camptodactyly and occasionally insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM).
Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome (SGS) is characterized by craniosynostosis (involving the coronal, sagittal, or lambdoid sutures), distinctive craniofacial features, skeletal changes (dolichostenomelia, arachnodactyly, camptodactyly, pes planus, pectus excavatum or carinatum, scoliosis, joint hypermobility, or contractures), neurologic abnormalities, mild-to-moderate intellectual disability, and brain anomalies.
As previously described, the Fine-Lubinsky syndrome, among other things, also entails camptodactyly, that is, a permanent flexion deformity of the interphalangeal articulations.
Deformity needs to be differentiated from other similar deformities such as clinodactyly (radial deviation at the DIP joint) and camptodactyly (flexion deformity at the PIP joint).
Camptodactyly may also coexist with anomalies, such as high arched palate, anomalies of scapula, scoliosis, ptosis, hemi-hypertrophy and taurinuria.
Syndrome of camptodactyly, multiple ankyloses, facial anomalies and pulmonary hypoplasia-further delineation and evidence for autosomal recessive inheritance.
Additional characteristics of the condition are camptodactyly (flexion of fingers) with ulnar deviation, talipes equinovarus (1) and contractures that limit mobility of the neck, making intubation very difficult (6-8).
Severe progressive kyphoscoliosis, severe arthritic changes with joint dislocations, rhizomelic limbs, genu valgum, cubitus valgus, mild brachydactyly, camptodactyly, and microdontia occur in this disease (112).
Syndrome of camptodactyly, multiple ankyloses, facial anomalies, and pulmonary hypoplasia: a lethal condition.