The hand and wrist: Congenital and developmental conditions

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the common and uncommon forms of carpal coalition and then presents a variety of manifestations of amni- otic bands. Following split-hand anomaly, macrodystrophia lipomatosa is discussed, followed by a brief discussion of symphalangism. Poland syndrome is discussed in greater depth. Four digital curvatures (clinodactyly, camptodactyly, Kirner deformity, longitudinal epiphyseal bracket) are presented. The chapter concludes with a discussion of thumb malfor-mations, including those that are accompanied with potentially serious systemic manifestations (VACTERL association, Holt-Oram syndrome, Fanconi anemia, erythrogenesis imperfecta, and thrombocytopenia-absent radius).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Orthopedic Imaging
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages223-248
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9783642453816, 9783642453809
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Nursing(all)

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    Stein-Wexler, R. (2015). The hand and wrist: Congenital and developmental conditions. In Pediatric Orthopedic Imaging (pp. 223-248). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-45381-6_9