This is the 3rd in an overview series on congenital differences (i.e., conditions present at birth) of the upper extremity. It might help to review Part 1 (Understanding the ‘Why’) and Part 2 (Specifics of Common Differences) before reading the following but each does stand on their own. My goal in this post is to […]
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Syndactyly Treatment: What’s Next?
The basic treatment of syndactyly has not changed in many years. The essential surgical care includes the creation of a web space (the ‘commissure’) with a flap and zig- zag incisions to the tips of the fingers to allow separation without straight- line scars (which can contract). There is no doubt that our understanding of […]