symbrachydactyly


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sym·brach·y·dac·ty·ly

(sim-brak'i-dak'ti-lē),
Condition in which abnormally short fingers are joined or webbed in their proximal portions.
[sym- + G. brachys, short, + daktylos, finger]

symbrachydactyly

/sym·brachy·dac·ty·ly/ (sim-brak″e-dak´tĭ-le) a condition in which the fingers or toes are short and webbed.

sym·brach·y·dac·ty·ly

(sim-brak'i-dak'ti-lē)
Condition in which abnormally short fingers are joined or webbed in their proximal portions.
[sym- + G. brachys, short, + daktylos, finger]

symbrachydactyly

(sĭm-brăk″ē-dăk′tĭ-lē) [″ + brachys, short, + daktylos, finger]
The webbing of abnormally short fingers.
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Guy decided he wanted to learn the pipes but he was born with a congenital abnormality called symbrachydactyly, which means his left hand didn't form properly, The disability hasn't stopped him learning the recorder, excelling at swimming, skiing, sailing, orienteering and becoming a black belt in karate.
The characteristics of these cases were concordant with the symbrachydactyly type III or monodactylous type, when classified according to the scheme proposed by Blauth and Gekeler (1973).
KEY WORDS: Limb amputations, transverse defects, terminal deficiency, symbrachydactyly, monodactyly, Pakistani subject.
The six cases presented here show remarkable similarities with each other and were concordant with symbrachydactyly type III or monodactylous type;5 the hallmark of this type is the absence of all fingers other than the thumb, including parts of the metacarpals.
4 recruited patients with symbrachydactyly and observed that the involvement of left hand was twice as common as right.
But then a bit of serendipity led them to Kara Marr, a 13-year-old girl born with a congenital abnormality called symbrachydactyly in which bones are missing from the fingers or fingers are missing altogether.
Hundley proved his point last year by printing a prosthetic hand for a 2-year-old symbrachydactyly victim for merely $5, less than 1 percent of the $10,000-$50,000 price tag of a professionally manufactured prosthetic limb.
Gillyan has Symbrachydactyly, a rare congenital abnormality which means some bones may be missing.
He had bilateral and asymmetrical terminal deficiency of fingers, symbrachydactyly with anonychia of toes, and aplasia cutis congenita of the scalp.
KEY WORDS: Adams-Oliver syndrome, Transverse limb deficiency, Aplasia cutis congenita, Scalp defect, Symbrachydactyly, Anonychia, Pakistani subject.
Terminal transverse deficiency of fingers, symbrachydactyly with anonychia of toes, and congenital scalp defect: Case report of a subject with Adams-Oliver syndrome.