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What is Split-hand deformity?

What is Split-hand deformity?

  • Split-hand deformity: A rare genetic disorder where fingers or parts of fingers are missing. It is usually associated with a cleft of the hand which gives the hand a claw-like appearance.

Split-hand deformity is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Split-hand deformity, or a subtype of Split-hand deformity, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Split-hand deformity: Introduction

Types of Split-hand deformity:

Broader types of Split-hand deformity:

What causes Split-hand deformity?

Causes of Split-hand deformity: see causes of Split-hand deformity

What are the symptoms of Split-hand deformity?

Symptoms of Split-hand deformity: see symptoms of Split-hand deformity

Can anyone else get Split-hand deformity?

More information: see contagiousness of Split-hand deformity
Inheritance: see inheritance of Split-hand deformity

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Split-hand deformity: Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Split-hand deformity.
Treatments for Split-hand deformity: see treatments for Split-hand deformity

Name and Aliases of Split-hand deformity

Main name of condition: Split-hand deformity

Other names or spellings for Split-hand deformity:

Split hand foot malformation 1, Split hand foot deformity 1, Ectrodactyly, SHFD1, SHFM1, ECD

ECD, Ectrodactyly, SHFD1, SHFM1, Split hand foot deformity 1, Split hand foot malformation 1
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Split-hand deformity: Related Conditions

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