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Clinodactyly General Practice Notebook

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Description: Clinodactyly is a congenital deformity of a digit with a side-to-side bend (radial or ulnar in the fingers). It is most common in the middle phalanx of the hand. Surgical treatment is reserved generally for progressive deformity or occasionally for cosmetic reasons.
Clinodactyly is associated with a number of other conditions including:
* Down's Syndrome - incidence of clinodactyly in this group up to 80%
* Poland's Syndrome
* Treacher Collins Syndrome
* Klinefelter's Syndrome

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Added: Fri Aug 07 2009