Camptodactyly

Camptodactyly

Camptodactyly is a medical condition involving fixed flexion deformity of the interphalangeal joints of the little finger. This involves permament flexure of one or more phlanges (fingers).

Causes

A number of congenital syndromes may cause camptodactyly: -

Etymology

The name is derived from the ancient Greek words kamptos (bent) and daktylos (finger).

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