Symphalangism with multiple anomalies of hands and feet

Also known as: Learman syndrome



Symphalangism with multiple anomalies of hands and feet is an exceedingly rare syndrome described in one family and characterized by proximal symphalangism and multiple hand and feet disorders (syndactyly, clinodactyly, hypoplasia of the thenar and hypothenar eminences, and a distinctive dermatoglyphic pattern). There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1981.

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Medical Term Other Names Description
Clinodactyly Curvature of digit An angulation of a digit at an interphalangeal joint in the plane of the palm (finger) or sole (toe).
Syndactyly Webbed fingers or toes Webbing or fusion of the fingers or toes, involving soft parts only or including bone structure. Bony fusions are revered to as "bony" syndactyly if the fusion occurs in a radio-ulnar axis. Fusions of bones of the fingers or toes in a proximo-distal axis are refered to as "symphalangism".
Proximal symphalangism Cushing's symphalangism

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