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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Other common observations in the affected autopods were clinodactyly or shortening of 5th digits short and narrow palms and reduced arm lengths.
X-ray left wrist AP view revealed normal bone age commensurate with her chronological age and confirmed bilateral clinodactyly, (Fig.
A number of reports have detailed anomalies of the hands and feet, such as duplicated terminal phalanx of the thumb, triphalangeal thumb, preaxial polydactyly, syndactyly of the second and third digits, and fifth finger clinodactyly [Poznanski et al.
Typical reported features include hypertelorism, broad nasal bridge, epicanthal folds, fifth finger clinodactyly, urogenital anomalies, hypotonia, scoliosis, seizures, and/or abnormalities on electroencephalogram.
The child was markedly hirsute and had a frontal hair upsweep, a large hemangioma over the helix of his right ear, a large space between his upper central incisors, and clinodactyly of the index and fifth fingers of his left hand, Dr.
clinodactyly Deviation (either medial or lateral) of the digits.
They range from clinodactyly, absent or digitalised thumb, hypoplastic or absent radii, and first metacarpal to hypoplastic ulna and carpal bone anomalies.
Phenotypical abnormalities suggestive of Turner syndrome included a short neck and bilateral clinodactyly of her 4th digits.
Other skeletal features associated with FOP are short malformed thumbs, clinodactyly, short broad femoral necks, and proximal medial tibial osteochondromas.
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).
Morphological studies revealed defects like imbalanced axis, hydrocephaly, microphthalmia, cryptophthalmia, open eyelids, meromelia, forelimb micromelia, clinodactyly, syndactyly, subcutaneous hemorrhages and kinky tail.