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Question about syndactyly?

Question about syndactyly?

Hand surgeon: You need to see a board-certified hand surgeon. Find one here: http://handsurgery.Org/locator/. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Byrnes
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Fused Fingers (Definition)

Syndactyly is a condition where some of the fingers (or ...Read more


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I have a question about syndactyly.?

I have a question about syndactyly.?

Hand surgeon: You need to see a board-certified hand surgeon. Find one here: http://handsurgery.Org/locator/. ...Read more

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Could I have info about complex syndactyly?

Could I have info about complex syndactyly?

On line: Go to the website of the american society for surgery of the hand for the best and most comprehensive information. ...Read more

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Supposing my husband had syndactyly, what is the possibility our kids would have it?

Dominant: Syndactyly is generally considered an autosomal dominant trait, meaning you need only one of a gene pair for it's expression.However, it is also known to have a variable penetrance or presentation and could skip a generation. ...Read more

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Any polydactyly/syndactyly sites?

Limb differences : One site that deals with congenital hand differences is limbdifferences.Org. ...Read more

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Any good polydactyly/syndactyly sites?

Hand Society: The american society for surgery of the hand has a great patient education website. Go to www. Assh.Org and click on the info for public and patients icon/block. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there is any good polydactyly/syndactyly sites?

ASSH: American society for surgery of the hand has excellent internet sites and information. For a specific physician recommend dr joseph upton in boston and brookline mass. ...Read more

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Syndactyly and pie baldness?

Syndactyly and pie baldness?

Hand surgeon: You need to see a board-certified hand surgeon. Find one here: http://handsurgery.Org/locator/. ...Read more

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What is syndactyly?

What is syndactyly?

Syndactyly: Is a common congenital condition where webbing or attachments between fingers or toes persists until birth. During the development of a child in utero programmed cellular intructions lead to the separation of fingers and toes into distinct members. If something either genetic or familial or syndromic ( assocaited with other issues) interferes then the fingers/toes do not separate " normally". ...Read more

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Is syndactyly hereditary?

Is syndactyly hereditary?

Often: Syndactyly, or webbing between the fingers or toes, is a birth defect. This can be one part of a larger pattern of birth defects, like in smith-lemli-opitz or apert syndrome, or it can be all by itself. In just about every case, syndactyly is caused by a change in a gene or a chromosome, and in many cases there is a chance that it can show up again in a brother, sister, child, or grandchild. ...Read more