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Internet resources relating to hypoplasia of the thumb.
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Birth- Pollicization of the index finger for thumb reconstruction

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Pollicization is the surgical creation of a thumb from a finger, usually the index finger. There are several techniques, but they have in common steps to shorten, rotate, and reposition muscles to achieve a functional and aesthetic result.
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Thumb Hypoplasia Modified Blauth classification

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_I. Minimal shortening and narrowing
__II. Thumb-Index web space narrowing
__Hypoplastic intrinsic thenar muscles
__Metacarpophalangeal joint instability
__III. Type II features, plus extrinsic tendon abnormalities and:
__IIIA. Hypoplastic metacarpal, stable carpometacarpal
__IIIB. Partial metacarpal aplasia, unstable carpometacarpal
__IV. Floating thumb
__V. Absent thumb
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