clinodactyly


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clinodactyly

 [kli″no-dak´til-e]
permanent deviation or deflection of one or more fingers, as seen in trisomy 18 syndrome.

cli·no·dac·ty·ly

(klī'nō-dak'ti-lē),
Permanent deflection of one or more fingers.
[clino- + G. daktylos, finger]

clinodactyly

/cli·no·dac·ty·ly/ (-dak´til-e) permanent deviation or deflection of one or more fingers.

clinodactyly

[klī′nōdak′təlē]
Etymology: Gk, klinein + daktylos, finger
a congenital anomaly characterized by abnormal lateral or medial bending of one or more fingers or toes. Also called clinodactylism. clinodactylic, clinodactylous, adj.
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Clinodactyly
A congenitally deformed toe—usually the fourth or fifth—which lies under the plane formed by the other toes and, by pushing on the other toes, causes irritation
Management Simple corrective positional taping of underlapping (or overlapping) toes during the neonatal period corrects 94% of cases; after infancy, corrective shoes; if symptomatic, de-rotation arthroplasty

cli·no·dac·ty·ly

(klī'nō-dak'ti-lē)
Permanent deflection of one or more fingers.
[clino- + G. daktylos, finger]

clinodactyly

permanent deviation or deflection of one or more digits.
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On her right hand there was evidence of fifth finger clinodactyly and preaxial polydactyly of the thumb.
Typical reported features include hypertelorism, broad nasal bridge, epicanthal folds, fifth finger clinodactyly, urogenital anomalies, hypotonia, scoliosis, seizures, and/or abnormalities on electroencephalogram.
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.
Clinodactyly is described as an angulation at an interphalangeal joint in the radio-ulnar or palmar planes.
Clinodactyly certainly runs in families and probably depends on an autosomal dominant gene.
Burke has subdivided clinodactyly into four categories:
Technically, a closing wedge osteotomy is not hard to do and is the best operation for children with a clinodactyly of about 45 to 50 degrees.