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Diseases » Triphalangeal thumb » Glossary
 

Glossary for Triphalangeal thumb

  • Acropectorovertebral dysplasia: A rare inherited genetic disorder characterized by abnormalities involving the fingers, toes, palate and chest bones.
  • Bone conditions: Conditions that affect the bones
  • Congenital conditions: Any condition that you are born with such as birth defects or genetic diseases.
  • Congenital conditions -- physical defects: Congenital (birth) defects causing a physical structure defect (rather than metabolic).
  • Hand conditions: Any condition that affects the hand
  • Hypomelanosis of Ito: A rare genetic neurocutaneous disorder characterized by unusual patterns of depigmented skin and associated disorders such as seizures, psychomotor retardation and eye abnormalities.
  • Lacrimoauriculodentodigital syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by ear, teeth and tear duct abnormalities.
  • Limb conditions: Medical conditions affecting the upper or lower limbs.
  • Musculoskeletal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system of bones, muscles and related structures.
  • Polydactyly preaxial: A medical term for a hand defect where the thumb is partially or completely duplicated. The anomaly can range from a simple broadening of the end thumb bone with a division in the bone tip to a completely duplicated thumb which gives risk to the four subtypes of the anomaly.
  • Polydactyly, Preaxial 2: A medical term for a hand defect where the thumb is partially or completely duplicated. The anomaly can range from a simple broadening of the end thumb bone with a division in the bone tip to a completely duplicated thumb which gives risk to the four subtypes of the anomaly. Type 2 involves the duplication of the end bone in the thumb which gives it a broad appearance.
  • Preaxial polydactyly, type 1: A complete or partial extra thumb.
  • Rigid mask-like face -- deafness -- polydactyly: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, extra digits and a rigid, mask-like face.
  • Upper limb conditions: Any medical condition affecting the upper limbs, i.e. the arms, elbows, hands, etc.

 

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