symphalangism

symphalangism

 [sim-fal´an-jizm]
congenital ankylosis of the proximal joints of the fingers and toes.

sym·phal·an·gism

, symphalangy (sim-fal'an-jizm, sim-fal'an-jē),
1. Synonym(s): syndactyly
2. Ankylosis of the finger or toe joints.
[sym- + phalanx]

sym·phal·an·gism

, symphalangy (sim-fal'ăn-jizm, -jē)
1. Synonym(s): syndactyly.
2. Ankylosis of the finger or toe joints.

sym·phal·an·gism

, symphalangy (sim-fal'ăn-jizm, -jē)
1. Synonym(s): syndactyly.
2. Ankylosis of the finger or toe joints.
[sym- + phalanx]

symphalangism

congenital ankylosis of the proximal phalangeal joints.
References in periodicals archive ?
Classification and surgical treatment of symphalangism in interphalangeal joints of the hand.
Roentgenographs depicted absence of several carpals and metacarpals; metacarpal 5 was represented by a small peg-like osseous element, and there was terminal symphalangism of first digital ray (Fig.
Symphalangism with syndactyly and hypoplasia or aplasia of the middle phalanges can also be observed.
Computational analyses predicted that the alteration of the Nog heparin-binding site might have caused proximal symphalangism and conductive hearing loss (22).