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Diseases » Syndactyly, type 2 » Summary
 

What is Syndactyly, type 2?

What is Syndactyly, type 2?

  • Syndactyly, type 2: A birth defect involving webbing between the 3rd and 4th fingers as well as duplication of all or some of the fourth digit within the webbed tissue. The foot may also be involved with webbing between the 4th and 5th toe with an extra 5th toe in the webbed tissue.

Syndactyly, type 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Syndactyly, type 2, or a subtype of Syndactyly, type 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Syndactyly, type 2 as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Syndactyly, type 2: Introduction

Types of Syndactyly, type 2:

Broader types of Syndactyly, type 2:

How serious is Syndactyly, type 2?

Complications of Syndactyly, type 2: see complications of Syndactyly, type 2

What causes Syndactyly, type 2?

Causes of Syndactyly, type 2: see causes of Syndactyly, type 2

What are the symptoms of Syndactyly, type 2?

Symptoms of Syndactyly, type 2: see symptoms of Syndactyly, type 2

Complications of Syndactyly, type 2: see complications of Syndactyly, type 2

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Syndactyly, type 2: Neonatologist, Orthopedic Surgeon, Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Syndactyly, type 2.
Treatments for Syndactyly, type 2: see treatments for Syndactyly, type 2

Name and Aliases of Syndactyly, type 2

Main name of condition: Syndactyly, type 2

Other names or spellings for Syndactyly, type 2:

synpolydactyly 1, SPD1, Synpolydactyly, SPD

SPD (Synpolydactyly), Synpolydactyly
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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