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Medicine - Orthopedics | Congenital Hand Anomalies and Associated Syndromes

Congenital Hand Anomalies and Associated Syndromes

Rayan, Ghazi M., Upton III, Joseph

2014, XXIII, 500 p. 300 illus., 280 illus. in color.

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  • Clearly organized practical reference describing and illustrating the 37 most common upper extremity anomalies and 127 associated syndromes
  • Includes 408 high-quality digital color photographs
  • Provides background information on aspects such as prevalence, etiology, pathogenesis and findings elsewhere in the body
  • A ready source of information for practitioners and students in a variety of disciplines

Physicians often have only partial knowledge of common congenital hand and upper extremity anomalies and their associated syndromes. Surgeons typically find these syndromes to be abstruse, and congenital hand conditions can represent an enigma even to pediatric geneticists. This book is designed to serve as a practical, up-to-date reference that will enable practitioners and students in a variety of disciplines to easily recognize the most common congenital upper extremity anomalies and syndromes. In total, 37 congenital upper extremity anomalies and 127 syndromes are discussed. Salient and common presenting features are described in detail and illustrated with the aid of high-quality digital color photographs whenever possible. In addition, relevant background information is included on such aspects as prevalence, etiology, pathogenesis, and findings elsewhere in the body.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Embryologic development - Functional development - Hand - Limb

Related subjects » Human Genetics - Orthopedics - Radiology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Introduction: Limb Development.- Classification of Congenital Hand Differences.- Epidemiology of Congenital Hand Differences. Tumors/Disseminated: Multiple enchondromas.- Multiple osteochondromas.- Multiple neurofibromas.- Vascular malformations.- Congenital joint contracture.- Congenital joint laxity/instability. Elbow: Radial head dislocation.- Elbow synostosis. Forearm/Wrist: Radial deficiency.- Ulnar deficiency.- Phocomelia (segmental deficiency).- Amelia / hemimelia (transverse deficiency, congenital amputation).- Mesomelis / Rhizomelia.- Madelung’s deformity.- Ulnar dimelia (mirror hand).- Carpal synostosis. Hand: Cleft hand.- Congenital ulnar drift (Windblown hand).- Brachymetacarpia. Thumb: Thumb hypoplasia.- Triphalangeal thumb.- Preaxial (radial) polydactyly.- Congenital clasped thumb. Digits: Clinodactyly.- Syndactyly.- Brachydactyly.- Macrodactyly.- Postaxial (ulnar) polydactyly.- Five-fingered hand.- Congenital middle finger in palm.- Symbrachydactyly.- Camptodactyly.- Arachnodactyly.- Congenital nail dysplasia. Miscellaneous: Amniotic constriction band.

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