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Doctor insights on: Small Hands And Feet Syndrome

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What syndromes or conditions have low birth weight, short stature, or small hands and feet?

What syndromes or conditions have low birth weight, short stature, or small hands and feet?

Syndromes: The first that comes to my mind is turner's syndrome. Affecting females with a single x chromosome. ...Read more

Small Hands (Definition)

Hands that are smaller than expected for a ...Read more


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How to know if I have got small hands and feet?

How to know if I have got small hands and feet?

Why: Why do you care? They are the right size for you. As long as they function properly do not worry. ...Read more

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Why I have big feet but small hands?

Why I have big feet but small hands?

Variation of normal: At best, this appears a variation of normal development. It does not necessarily indicate that there is something pathologic or genetically wrong. Fortunately, shoes and gloves come in different sizes. ...Read more

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Do all people with big hands have big feet, or can a person have small hands and big feet?

Possible: Usually smaller hands than typical, will be associated with smaller than usual feet. But it certainly doesn't have to be. Now I have rather typical, perhaps somewhat larger than aveage, male foot size (10), but very large hands for a male, size 8-- the better to play those tough rachmaninoff reaches as a boy-:). ...Read more

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I have small hands, small feet, my middle bone of my ringfinger is so short that the knuckle is 1 CM more backwards what can it be?

I have small hands, small feet, my middle bone of my ringfinger is so short that the knuckle is 1 CM more backwards what can it be?

Small bones: Your condition might be a hereditary condition. Ask your parents if somebody in your family have the same condition. I would also want to know if other parts of your body have the same size problem. You might want to take Xrays.
Considerations would be dwarfism or Growth Hormone deficiency of a condition known as osteogenesis imperfecta ...Read more

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If I have small hands, sparse facial hair. Do I have klinfelter syndrome?

If I have small hands, sparse facial hair. Do I have klinfelter syndrome?

Maybe: You should see an endocrinologist for the answer. There are other physical features of klinefelters than those. The doctor can either confirm your suspicions or get rid of your concerns. ...Read more

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Are small hands a sign of anything?

Are small hands a sign of anything?

Maybe, maybe not: This can be a simple variation fro the normal based on complex genetic factors. It can also be a feature of in excess of 40 named syndromes or associations listed in "smith's recognizable patterns of human malformation" 7ed.2013. ...Read more

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Are really small hands a sign of anything?

Are really small hands a sign of anything?

No syndrome: There are no syndromes known to me where the only finding is one of small hands. I would ask your doctor to look you over closely for any other anatomic findings out of the norm. If you have no other findings on exam, then you have small hands and that's it. That can certainly happen and would be totally normal! ! ...Read more

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How do I know if I have small hands compared to a girl?

How do I know if I have small hands compared to a girl?

Compare: Aside from comparing your hand size to a large number of others in the age group you are analyzing, there is likely no statistically significant information available to answer your question. ...Read more

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I seem to have really small hands. Is it a common or rare genetic thing?

I seem to have really small hands. Is it a common or rare genetic thing?

Perhaps congenital: If they are truly smaller than small, my guess would be that something went wrong during the development of the hands in utero, which makes it congenital rather than hereditary. ...Read more

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I have very small hands and thin wrists for a man. My 12 year old cousins have same sized hands as mine. What is my case?

I have very small hands and thin wrists for a man. My 12 year old cousins have same sized hands as mine. What is my case?

Genetics: The size of our bones is largely determined by out genetics. If small hands is something that runs in your family then it is not surprising that you would have this. Remember it is not the size of your hands that is important but how you use them that counts. Be healthy. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have small hands?

Is it bad to have small hands?

No: Its just how you came from the factory. A normal variant. ...Read more

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What causes abnormally small hands?

What causes abnormally small hands?

It depends: Small hands can run in your family (check your parents and siblings) and be perfectly functional. Sometimes, small hand or fingers can be part of a syndrome or congenital hand difference. It's best to be evaluated by a hand specialist, especially if it's a child, if there is a concern. ...Read more

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Does having small hands mean I won't grow any taller?

Does having small hands mean I won't grow any taller?

No: Though your profile says you are 37, females stop growing taller when they are 14 and males stop when they are 16. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about bodybuilding with "small" hands?

Can you tell me more about bodybuilding with "small" hands?

Go for it: Nobody's got a perfect body -- not even the Hollywood studmuffins. You shouldn't have any trouble using today's machines. ...Read more

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Can a person with small hands have a small heart?

Can a person with small hands have a small heart?

Maybe: Normal heart size is usually scaled to age (especially for children) and height (but not perfectly). Since hand size correlates somewhat with height as well (but not perfectly), a person with small hands can have a small heart. ...Read more

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What causes freakishly small hands and large ears?

What causes freakishly small hands and large ears?

Variety of things: There are at least 3 dozen named syndromes that have relatively small hands. Ear size is a bit relative & the addition of generous or prominent ears makess me think of robinow, aarskog, kabuki or prader willi syndrome. There is no way to tell without a full evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the joke about men having small hands?

What is the joke about men having small hands?

Two men and a dog: Walk into a bar. The bartender says whoa did yo know you have a dog in the bar? The dog says. I know I am a dog. ...Read more

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Why do teen males seem to still have small hands?

Why do teen males seem to still have small hands?

Diferent reasons: Many aren't done growing. Some have small hands because their family members do. ...Read more

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Why do people think small hands in a man are a joke?

Why do people think small hands in a man are a joke?

Because they. ..: Associate it with the size of his penis. Don't believe it. ...Read more

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What disease causes freakishly small hands and freakishly large ears?

What disease causes freakishly small hands and freakishly large ears?

Many things: There are many conditions that have relatively small hands. If the ears are really large and the hands are really small, I suggest a geneticist for evaluation. They should be able to determine if it is part of a syndrome. ...Read more