Building Community in the Congenital Hand World

There is remarkable value in a medical community. There are a wide variety of such communities, each with important benefits. While this blog will not discuss all such communities, I want to share thoughts on some of these. One very important community is the patient- to- patient community with a sharing of experiences, outcomes, and […]

Mirror Hand, The Elbow & Ulnar Dimelia

Mirror hand, or ulnar dimelia as it is technically known, is one of the most striking birth differences of the upper extremity (there is also a lower extremity similar condition). There is a duplication of the ulnar half of the forearm and hand. This can present in the hand only (with a normal forearm) or […]