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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Camptodactyly may also coexist with anomalies, such as high arched palate, anomalies of scapula, scoliosis, ptosis, hemi-hypertrophy and taurinuria.
Herein, we report three sisters with hereditary peripheral polyneuropathy associated with concomitant camptodactyly.
Camptodactyly, the flexion contracture of the proximal interphalangeal joint, usually involves the small finger, and is related to a multiple etiologies; tightness of the skin or the underlying fascia or the tendon of the flexor digitorum superficialis.
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).
A flexion deformity at the proximal interphalangeal joint is known as camptodactyly from the Greek "bent finger.
There is an equally large clinical literature about our little fingers, which unfortunately does not boil down to a single definitive cause for either clinodactyly or camptodactyly.
In contrast to clinodactyly, camptodactyly has a voluminous literature regarding both its cause and treatment.
Pena-Shokeir syndrome is defined by camptodactyly, multiple ankyloses, pulmonary hypoplasia, and various facial anomalies.
1) Its signs include camptodactyly, multiple ankyloses, pulmonary hypoplasia, and facial anomalies, including micrognathia, ocular hypertelorism, low-set and malformed ears, and a depressed nasal tip.
Syndrome of camptodactyly, multiple ankyloses, facial anomalies and pulmonary hypoplasia--further delineation and evidence for autosomal recessive inheritance.