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

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

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Clinodactyly (Definition)

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 ...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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Index finger clinodactyly. Had surgery on left finger, looks terrible. Is there any other method or good doctor i can find?

Index finger clinodactyly.  Had surgery on left finger, looks terrible.  Is there any other method or good doctor i can find?

Clinodactyly: Has different methods of treatment and you should easily find another hand surgeon who can advise you and help you with your recovery from your first operation. Google 'hand surgeons' in your community and you should find suitable alternatives. ...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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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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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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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