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Bilateral congenital trigger thumb: role of heredity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10798165     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Bilateral congenital trigger thumb is a relatively uncommon condition, with few well documented cases in literature. Lack of awareness and mode of presentation creates diagnostic confusion to a majority of physicians who are not familiar with this condition. There is also controversy surrounding its aetiology, natural course, ideal treatment and the age for intervention. We report the case of bilateral congenital trigger thumb in a mother and child, review the literature and discuss the possible hereditary influence which is still less known and reported.
B K Vyas; V Sarwahi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0019-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:    1999 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-06-01     Completed Date:  2000-06-01     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  949-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Congenital Abnormalities / genetics
Thumb / abnormalities*,  surgery

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