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]

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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Hero is one in 32,000 people born with an upper limb difference called Symbrachydactyly. Although she was born happy and healthy, she has only one hand.
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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.
Atypical cleft hands have historically been called 'ectrodactyly' or 'symbrachydactyly'.
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).
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.
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