macrodactyly

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macrodactyly

(ˌmækrəʊˈdæktɪlɪ)
n
(Medicine) a condition of abnormally large fingers or toes
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Other names for this condition are localized hypertrophy, local gigantism, and megalodactyly. Barsky's definition of macrodactyly states that phalanges, tendons, nerves, vessel, subcutaneous fat, finger nails, and skin must all be enlarged.
Megalodactyly. Plast Reconstr Surg 1968;41(3):232-9.
[2] It has also been described as megalodactyly, macrosomia and dactylomegaly.