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Syndactyly 755.1


syndactyly xray



polands syndrome picture

polands syndrome picture


Syndactyly ICD-9

  • 755.1 Syndactyly
  • 755.10 of multiple and unspecified sites
  • 755.10 of fingers without fusion of bone
  • 755.12 of fingers with fusion of bone
  • 755.13 of toes without fusion of bone
  • 755.14 of toes with fusion of bone

Syndactyly Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • failure of digitial separation
  • common
  • 1/2000 births
  • white males most common
  • 50% bilateral
  • 40% occur as autosomal dominant inheritance with variable penetrance
  • ring/long finger most common; thumb/index least common

Syndactyly Anatomy

Syndactyly Clinical Evaluation

Syndactyly Xray / Diagnositc Tests

Syndactyly Classification / Treatment

  • simple(soft tissue) vs complex(bone)
  • incomplete vs complete(entire digit)
  • Treatment = surgical release at 6-18months

Syndactyly Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

  • Poland's Syndrome
  • Apert's syndrome
  • Carpenter's syndrome
  • polydactyly
  • consriction bands
  • toe webbing
  • brachydactlyly
  • spinal deformities
  • heart disorders

Syndactyly Complications

Syndactyly Follow-up Care

Syndactyly Review References

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