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Clinodactyly Of Fifth Fingers
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
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
Index finger clinodactyly. Had surgery on left finger, looks terrible. Is there any other method or good doctor i can find?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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