macrodactyly


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macrodactyly

(ˌmækrəʊˈdæktɪlɪ)
n
(Medicine) a condition of abnormally large fingers or toes
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Macrodystrophia lipomatosa, also known as type 1 macrodactyly or isolated macrodactyly, is a rare, benign, congenital, nonhereditary condition, generally unilateral, involving one or more fingers.
Dactylos ([phrase omitted]) is also a forgotten anatomical term denoting finger but can be recognized in clinical terms like polydactyly, macrodactyly, dactylectomy, etc.
Macrodactyly (digital gigantism): its nature & treatment.
Abnormal asymmetric growth and hemihypertrophy are its typical clinical manifestations, though overgrowth of the long bones, macrodactyly, asymmetric macrocephaly, plantar or palmar hyperplasia, vertebral abnormalities, lipoma, hemangioma, connective tissue nevi, lymphangiomas, and vascular malformations can also be observed in this syndrome [7, 23-25].
Macrodystrophia lipomatosa is a form of progressive macrodactyly in that the enlarged digits grow disproportionately compared to the rest of the limb.
About one third of neural fibrolipomas are associated with macrodactyly (1,3,4).
Macrodystrophia lipomatosa ; macrodactyly related to affected nerves, and a rewiew of literature.
The underlying metatarsals appeared broadened, suggestive of macrodactyly. Varying signal patterns consistent with bony sclerosis, oedema and erosions were seen along with subluxation of bones at the ankle joint (Figs 3A and 3B).
Orthopedic surgeons and pediatric specialists from around the world address the etiology and treatment of specific pedal deformities, including hard-to-find information on poliomyelitis, reconstructive amputation of the foot and ankle, macrodactyly, and genetic conditions.
She has macrodactyly (ma-kro-DAK-til-lee), a rare condition that causes the bone and tissue in digits in the hands or feet to grow larger than average.
Muellner et al., in addition, described the presence of macrodactyly in the middle finger of the same limb in that patient.
Literal translation of the term macrodactyly is "large digit" that presents as an overgrowth of entire digit.