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Complex bilateral polysyndactyly featuring a triplet of delta phalanges in a syndactylised digit.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12522625     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The delta phalanx is a rare congenital skeletal anomaly. An abnormal C-shaped epiphysis is usually responsible for a progressive angular digital deformity observed either in hands or feet. Solitary delta phalanges are usually described. We report a case of bilateral congenital hand malformations featuring a triplet of delta phalanges affecting a single digit on one hand, together with a concealed central polydactyly on the other.
Authors:
Edward Calif; Shalom Stahl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2002-02-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  European radiology     Volume:  12 Suppl 3     ISSN:  0938-7994     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Radiol     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-10     Completed Date:  2003-05-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114774     Medline TA:  Eur Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S140-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics A, Rambam Medical Center, P.O.B. 9602, 31096 Haifa, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Epiphyses / abnormalities,  radiography
Female
Fingers / abnormalities*,  radiography
Hand Deformities, Congenital / complications,  diagnosis
Humans
Metacarpus / abnormalities,  radiography
Radiographic Image Enhancement
Syndactyly / complications,  diagnosis*

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