Absent thumb

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Bone survey

Patient Data

Age: 20 days
Gender: Female
X-ray

Absent thumb on the right. Hypoplastic thumb on the left. No other abnormality. Specifically, no vertebral abnormality.

Case Discussion

Radial ray abnormalities may be associated with other congenital abnormalities within the spectrum known by the moniker VACTERL. There is no additional skeletal abnormality in this case.

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Case information

rID: 10613
Published: 25th Aug 2010
Last edited: 17th Oct 2019
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