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Fifth Finger Clinodactyly
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?
I think I have a body identity integrity disorder. So that i want to remove my little finger from the body. What should I do?
Hand therapy: You may have a contracture in your little finger due to spasticity or immobility. Go to your doctor to have an exam and see if you can get a referral for some hand therapy to work it out. If necessary, your doctor can also refer you to a hand surgeon who in difficult cases can do a release or z plasty, sometimes injections, to help you get your pinky working normally again. Good luck. ...Read more
What does numbness in the left little finger mean? This started only two weeks ago. How serious is it?
I just noticed this hard knot about 2 inches below my elbow. It doesn't hurt and it is about the size of the tip of my little finger..
I have a sharp pain in my left little finger that lasts a few seconds. I don't have any injury and am reasonably fit/active?
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