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Cleft Hand


synonyms: central deficiency

Cleft Hand ICD-9

Cleft Hand Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Rare
  • Generally sporadic, occassionally follows autosomal dominant inheritiance
  • Generally unilateral

Cleft Hand Anatomy

Cleft Hand Clinical Evaluation

Cleft Hand Xray / Diagnositc Tests

Cleft Hand Classification / Treatment

  • Treatment: closure of the central deficiency with 1st web space reconstruction. (Manske PR, J Hand Surg 1995;20A:687).

Cleft Hand Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

  • Cleft palate
  • Cleft foot
  • Syndactyly
  • Polydactyly
  • Deafness
  • Heart defects
  • Anal atresia

Cleft Hand Complications

Cleft Hand Follow-up Care

Cleft Hand Review References

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