Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland


Clinical history of symbrachydactyly

Patient Data

Age: 4 months
Gender: Female

A comparison has been made with the normal right hand.

There is negative ulnar variance.

Delayed carpal bone formation.

Small radial ray metacarpal bones.

No ossification in the ulnar ray metacarpal bones.

Hypoplastic phalanges with no ossification.

Case Discussion

Symbrachydactyly is determined as a patient that has syndactyly co-occurring with brachydactyly. Often, this condition is unilateral. 

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Case information

rID: 51504
Published: 21st Feb 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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