2) Cleft reconstruction in this case involves removal of extra skin between the fingers and tightening the space between the index finger and ring finger. We use part of the tendon sheath of the two fingers to stabilize these 2 fingers in a more aligned, narrowed posture.
3) Partial syndactyly. We utilized a dorsal flap to recreate the commissure between the fingers and then re- arranged the skin around this flap.
|Cleft hand before surgery|
|Cleft hand from palm view before surgery|
|Cleft hand with small space between thumb and index finger|
|Cleft hand immediately after surgery|
|Cleft hand after surgery|
|Cleft hand after surgery, palm view|