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The forearm typically has two bones, a radius and an ulna.  The benefit of having two bones is that it allows the radius to rotate around ..read more
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A child with a single digit may have one of two primary diagnoses.  If there is a single digit- most resembling a little finger, the ..read more
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Severe camptodactyly can be a challenge as it will limit function and may cause pain.  This is less common in childhood and more common ..read more
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Distal arthrogryposis is defined as multiple contractures affecting the hands and feet.  This can include the thumb, fingers ( ..read more
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Phocomelia is Greek for 'seal limb', a descriptive term for a short, deficient arm (or leg).  I have previously posted on this topic HERE ..read more
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I have posted a few times on symbrachydactyly and those posts can be found HERE.  In addition, there are several reasonable summaries at ..read more
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Sprengel deformity is the presence of a high- riding shoulder blade (scapula).  I have previously blogged about it HERE (although it has ..read more
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The Paul R. Manske Award for Best Congenital Manuscript is named for my late partner who had such an important impact on the field.  This ..read more
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Clinodactyly, bent finger, may present at birth, in childhood, or with the rapid growth of adolescence.  If the bent finger is mild, it ..read more
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I have posted a few times on Madelung Deformity, as may be seen HERE.  While there have been a number of surgical techniques recommended ..read more

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