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Camptodactyly (Overview)

Camptodactyly is a condition where the joints in one or more fingers are permanently flexed.


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What causes camptodactyly?

What causes camptodactyly?

Little finger joints: Camptodactyly is a genetic flexion deformity of little finger joints due to an autosomal dominant trait. ...Read more

Camptodactyly (Overview)

Camptodactyly is a condition where the joints in one or more fingers are permanently flexed.


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Information site on camptodactyly?

Information site on camptodactyly?

Camptylodactly: www.limbdifference.org is great for childrens "congenital hand differences". ...Read more

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Any information about camptodactyly?

Any information about camptodactyly?

Congenital deformity: Condition one is born with and requires no treatment as well as no treatment has shown efficacy. ...Read more

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Do you have any information about camptodactyly?

Do you have any information about camptodactyly?

Bent fingers: It seems to be inherited and it affects fingers that cannot be voluntarily straightened. Splints and occupational therapy may help. ...Read more

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What is the difference between dupuytren's and camptodactyly?

What is the difference between dupuytren's and camptodactyly?

Camptylodactyly: Camptodactyly literally means crooked finger. It presents either in childhood or adolescence. It involves the pip joint typically the small finger and can be progressive. The structutre implicated involved a variety of abnormal tendon insertions, joint abnormality and it can respond to conservative treatment but the more severe cases do not. Surgical treatment is difficult and therapy dependent. Furthermore because surgery is often in an adolscent population it is often difficult with therapy compliance. I always tell patients that while i may be able to change the arc of motion, that full motion is often not possible. Camptylodactly is progressive for the joint it affects but does not extend to other parts of the hand. Dupuytrens is a completely different problem that is genetic and related to a fibroproliferative process. Treatments for dupuytrens are not for camptylodactly. ...Read more

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What is asp?

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