syndactyly


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syndactyly

 [sin-dak´tĭ-le]
the most common congenital anomaly of the hand, probably an inherited condition, marked by persistence of webbing between digits (webbed fingers or toes), so that they are more or less completely attached.

syn·dac·ty·ly

(sin-dak'ti-lē),
Any degree of webbing or fusion of fingers or toes, involving soft parts only or including bone structure; usually autosomal dominant inheritance.
[syn- + G. daktylos, finger or toe]

syndactyly

/syn·dac·ty·ly/ (-dak´tĭ-le) persistence of webbing between adjacent digits of the hand or foot, so that they are more or less completely fused together.syndac´tylous

syndactyly

(sĭn-dăk′tə-lē) or

syndactylism

(-tə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. The condition of having two or more fused digits, as occurs normally in certain mammals and birds.
2. A congenital anomaly in humans marked by webbing or fusion of the fingers or toes.

syndactyly

[sindak′təlē]
Etymology: Gk, syn + daktylos, finger
a congenital anomaly characterized by the fusion of the fingers or toes. It varies in degree of severity from incomplete webbing of the skin of two digits to complete union of digits and fusion of the bones and nails. Also called syndactylia, syndactylism. syndactyl, syndactylous, adj.
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Mild syndactyly of the fingers

syndactyly

Neonatology Fusion of fingers, which may be cutaneous, due to bridging soft tissues, or osseous, due to bone fusion of varying severity; in general, only soft tissue syndactylism is treated, without which ostosis develops at the articulations with loss of function. See Rosebud hands.

syn·dac·ty·ly

(sin-dak'ti-lē)
Any degree of webbing or fusion of fingers or toes, involving soft parts only or including bone structure.
Synonym(s): symphalangism (1) , symphalangy, syndactylia, syndactylism.
[syn- + G. daktylos, finger or toe]

syndactyly

Fusion of two or more adjacent fingers or toes. Syndactyly is usually CONGENITAL. The fusion may involve skin only allowing easy surgical separation, but in more severe cases the bones may also be fused.

syndactyly

having two or more digits fused together.

Syndactyly

A fusion of two or more toes or fingers.
Mentioned in: Prolonged QT Syndrome

syndactyly

partial/total webbing of some/all digits, due to soft-tissue and/or bone fusion across adjacent interdigital clefts; of familial pattern; associated with Marfan's and Apert's syndromes

syn·dac·ty·ly

(sin-dak'ti-lē)
Any degree of webbing or fusion of fingers or toes.
Synonym(s): symphalangism (1) , syndactylia.
[syn- + G. daktylos, finger or toe]

syndactyly (sindak´təlē),

n a congenital anomaly characterized by the fusion of fingers or toes, usually as a finding of a more complex congenital syndrome.

syndactylism, syndactyly

fusion of the claws or digits. An inherited defect in several breeds of cattle. Some affected animals are also susceptible to hyperthermia.
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35) Of the 22 patients, 20 (91%) had associated syndactyly.
Sclerocornea, hypertelorism, syndactyly, and ambiguous genitalia.
Her feet showed Polydactyly with cutaneous syndactyly of the fifth digits.
The morphological analysis showed microcephaly, hydrocephaly, anophthtalmia, microophthalmia, micromelia and syndactyly etc.
Sex Delivery outcome m f Polydactyly 50 25 Talipes 12 12 Genurecurvatum 04 05 Achrondroplasia 06 00 Intra-uterine amputation 01 02 (amniotic bands) 02 Syndactyly 02 01 Craniovertebral anomaly 01 00 Amelia upper limbs 01 00 Osteogenesis imperfects 00 00 Hypoplastic femur 00 01 Hypoplastic mandible (severe) 00 01 Oxycephaly 00 01 N 79 48 rate per Delivery outcome 1000 births freq Polydactyly 10.
Limb anomalies included syndactyly and polydactyly in one infant each, and length discrepancies in the second and third toes of two infants.
Patient 54 was also affected with Poland syndrome [congenital underdevelopment or absence of the chest muscle and bone (pectoralis and sternal) on one side of the body and cutaneous syndactyly of the hand on the same side], and patient 56 with club foot.
This is the most common form of syndactyly, occurring between the long and ring fingers.
Coronal synostosis: Its familial characteristics and associate clinical findings in 109 patients lacking bilateral polysyndactyly or syndactyly.
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Examination of the left hand showed central simple complete syndactyly (type II) involving the middle and ring fingers with a conjoined nail.
Another little girl, Linse, had Aperts syndrome, a condition associated with syndactyly (fused fingers and toes).