lobster-claw deformity


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ec·tro·dac·ty·ly

, ectrodactyliaectrodactylism (ek'trō-dak'ti-lē, -dak-til'i-ă, -dak'ti-lizm), [MIM*225300]
Congenital absence of all or part of one or more fingers or toes. There are several varieties and the pattern of inheritance may be autosomal dominant with reduced penetrance [MIM*183600 and MIM*183802], autosomal recessive [MIM*225290 and MIM*225300], or X-linked [MIM*313350].
[ectro- + G. daktylos, finger]

lobster-claw deformity

autosomal-dominant condition, characterized by congenital absence of middle digits, or fusion of outer digits; hand or foot resembles a pincer