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Diseases » Thumb deformity » Summary
 

What is Thumb deformity?

What is Thumb deformity?

  • Thumb deformity: Any malformation or difference in appearance of the thumb. The deformity may result from trauma, a disease process (such as rheumatoid arthritis) or may be an inherited anomaly.

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

Thumb deformity: Introduction

Types of Thumb deformity:

Broader types of Thumb deformity:

What causes Thumb deformity?

Causes of Thumb deformity: see causes of Thumb deformity

What are the symptoms of Thumb deformity?

Symptoms of Thumb deformity: see symptoms of Thumb deformity

How is it treated?

Treatments for Thumb deformity: see treatments for Thumb deformity

Name and Aliases of Thumb deformity

Main name of condition: Thumb deformity

Other names or spellings for Thumb deformity:

Thumb absent or hypoplastic, Thumb hypoplastic

Thumb absent or hypoplastic, Thumb hypoplastic
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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