pseudoainhum

pseudoainhum

 [soo″do-īn´yoom]
ringlike constrictions around the digits, limbs, or trunk; it occurs both congenitally and in in associatoin with a wide variety of hereditary and nonhereditary disorders. The most severe cases of congenital pseudoainhum result in autoamputationin utero.

pseudoainhum

/pseu·do·ain·hum/ (-īn´yoom) annular constrictions around the digits, limbs, or trunk, occurring congenitally (sometimes causing intrauterine autoamputation) and also associated with a wide variety of disorders.

pseudoainhum

[so̅o̅′do·īn′yoom]
ringlike constrictions around the digits, limbs, or trunk, occurring both congenitally and in association with a wide variety of hereditary and nonhereditary disorders. The most severe cases of congenital pseudoainhum result in autoamputation in utero.

pseudoainhum

formation of a tight band of fibrous tissue at the base of a toe (e.g. fifth toe) with progressive digital ischaemia and eventual digital autoamputation; associated with Vohwinkel's keratoderma