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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?
Ulnar nerve problem: The little finger sensation is carried by the ulnar nerve. This nerve goes behind the bone on the inside of your elbow and can be compressed there. The more you flex your elbow, the more pressure you can be putting on this nerve causing your little finger and pinky side of your ring finger to go numb. Don't lean on your elbow as much, but if it keeps up get it checked out by a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Pinky: The best way to determine if it is fractured is to see your doctor and get an x-ray. ...Read more
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