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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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Finger trauma: It is best to get an xray of the finger to make sure there is no fracture. ...Read more
Crooked: See your orthopedist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
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