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Camptodactyly

 

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Camptodactyly ICD-9

Camptodactyly Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Flexion contracture and deformity of a finger.
  • Common
  • Occurs sporadically, may can occur in autosomal dominance inheritance with variable penetrance.

Camptodactyly Anatomy

  • Most commonly affects proximal interphalangeal joint of the small finger.
  • Generally related to abnormal lumbrical of FDS anatomy. Can be from skin contracture, absent extensor tendon function, volar plate anomalies and articular incontruity .

Camptodactyly Clinical Evaluation

Camptodactyly Xray / Diagnositc Tests

Camptodactyly Classification / Treatment

  • Type I: infancy
  • Type II: adolescence
  • Type III" with underlying syndrome
  • Treatment: stretching exercises. Camptodactyly rarely causes functional limitation. May consider surgery for contractures >45°.

Camptodactyly Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

Camptodactyly Complications

  • Incomplete correction
  • Recurrence
  • Infection

Camptodactyly Follow-up Care

Camptodactyly Review References

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