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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Clinodactyly (Overview)

Most commonly involves the little finger and is a growth abnormality of a phalynx causing the finger to grow at an angle from the longitudinal axis of the finger.


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Does klinfelter's syndrome cause clinodactyly?

Yes: Klinefelter XXY syndrome could have the cinodactyly. Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
11 Doctors shared insights

Clinodactyly (Overview)

Most commonly involves the little finger and is a growth abnormality of a phalynx causing the finger to grow at an angle from the longitudinal axis of the finger.


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I've got clinodactyly, or bent pinkies, could this be a symptom of something bad?

I've got clinodactyly, or bent pinkies, could this be a symptom of something bad?

Not likely: Clinodactyly is the most common of all birth anomalies. It often runs in families. While it is associated with many syndromes, in the vast majority of afflicted people it is simply an isolated anomaly with absolutely no ominous implications. Read more

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Could clinodactyly be a symptom of asd?

Could clinodactyly be a symptom of asd?

Not caused by ASD: Clinodactyly is a common congenital condition that generally requires no treatment. There can be an association of cliniodactyly with down's syndrome, in which atrial septal defects are more common than in the general population. Cliniodactyly occurs to varying degrees in up to 10% of the population and can be inherited. Read more

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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. Read more

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I've got clinodactyly, or bent pinkies, could this be a symptom of a genetic problem?

I've got clinodactyly, or bent pinkies, could this be a symptom of a genetic problem?

CLYNODACTYLY: If you have not been diagnosed with any genetic syndrome than you do not have to worry.Clinodactyly occurs as an isolated condition in many people without any genetic condition. The genetic condition it is associated with are russel silver syndrome, feingold syndrome, and downs syndrome. Read more

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Does klinfelter's syndrome cause clinodactyly?

Yes: Klinefelter XXY syndrome could have the cinodactyly. Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Clinodactyly?

What is the definition or description of: Clinodactyly?

Finger angulation: Most commonly involves the little finger and is a growth abnormality of a phalynx causing the finger to grow at an angle from the longitudinal axis of the finger. Read more

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I've got clinodactyly, or bent pinkies, could this be a symptom of something bad?

Not likely: Clinodactyly is the most common of all birth anomalies. It often runs in families. While it is associated with many syndromes, in the vast majority of afflicted people it is simply an isolated anomaly with absolutely no ominous implications. Read more

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What is clinodactyly and dupuytrens?

What is clinodactyly and dupuytrens?

Clinodactyly: Clinodactyly is an adducto varus deformity when it happens in a toe due to a growth plate abnormality and the same when it happens in the hand. It differs from dupuytrens as the latter is caused by plamar fibromatosis of the hand. Dupuytrens can cause the same positional deformity of the digit, but the 2 conditions are not the same Read more

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Is clinodactyly fatal?

Is clinodactyly fatal?

Let me help: Clinodactyly is a medical term describing a bend or curvature of the fifth fingers (the "little fingers") toward the adjacent fourth fingers. If that what you mean the answer is no. Read more

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Could clinodactyly be a symptom of asd?

Not caused by ASD: Clinodactyly is a common congenital condition that generally requires no treatment. There can be an association of cliniodactyly with down's syndrome, in which atrial septal defects are more common than in the general population. Cliniodactyly occurs to varying degrees in up to 10% of the population and can be inherited. Read more

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Is clinodactyly (bent pinkies) a symptom of asd?

Is clinodactyly (bent pinkies) a symptom of asd?

Clinodactyly: No it is not a part of aortic stenosis as a condition. It has been described in a rare syndrome called williams syndrome who have supravalvular aortic stenosis, mental retardation and clinodactyly
aortic stenosis is not in anyway related to clynodactyly. Read more

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Doctors, do you think I can die from clinodactyly?

Doctors, do you think I can die from clinodactyly?

No: Clinodactaly is a benign condition of the finger (s) in which there is joint deviation (angulation). It is not life threatening and does not need specific treatment in many instances. Read more

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Is clinodactyly genetic?

Is clinodactyly genetic?

Yes: In most cases it is bilateral and inherited. Read more

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I've got clinodactyly, or bent pinkies, could this be a symptom of a genetic problem?

CLYNODACTYLY: If you have not been diagnosed with any genetic syndrome than you do not have to worry.Clinodactyly occurs as an isolated condition in many people without any genetic condition. The genetic condition it is associated with are russel silver syndrome, feingold syndrome, and downs syndrome. Read more

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What to do if I have a clinodactyly disease can I still play the guitar?

What to do if I have a clinodactyly disease can I still play the guitar?

Clinodactyly: Clinodactyly is the deviation of a finger - usually the pinky pointing to the ring finger. Therapy is generally unsuccessful as treatment, and surgery is usually required if there are functional problems. As far as guitar playing, it is unlikely to be harmful. However, the ability to play depends on the severity of the condition. Read more

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Is it possible for you to die because of clinodactyly the curved fifth finger?

No, not directly...: Because this is a relatively common congenital problem and is usually only a cosmetic problem. It can be associated with other syndromes, however, which may include more serious features than clinodactyly. Read more

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Doctors, do you think I can die because of clinodactyly the curved fifth finger?

Doctors, do you think I can die because of clinodactyly the curved fifth finger?

No: It is a congenital boney deformity causing abnormal growth of the phalynx and results in angulation at the DIP joint. It is not a systemic disease and is not fatal. Read more

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Can you tell me in humans, clinodactyly (bent little finger) is inherited would be affected with and show clinodactyly?

Clinodactyly: Means cooked finger in greek, (dactylos:finger) it runs in families but is not purely genetic, may vary in generations andean be associated with genetic syndromes (illness that r uncommon but that a pediatrician would pick up on) Typically the little figer distal joint is bent in a bit but no problem results no treatment is needed. It just a minor cosmetic variance Read more

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Is clinodactyly a genetic disorder, birth defect?

Is clinodactyly a genetic disorder, birth defect?

Yes, but. ....: Clinodactyly is a curve of one or more fingers, which is pretty common, especially for the pinkies, and no big deal at all. Technically it's a minor birth defect and usually not a sign of any problem. But sometimes it's one component of a rare genetic syndrome, like wahab syndrome (http://omim. Org/entry/615170) or a more common one, like down syndrome. I have a little clinodactyly myself! Read more