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Polydactyly: Introduction

Polydactyly: More than the normal number of fingers or toes. See detailed information below for a list of 171 causes of Polydactyly, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Polydactyly:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Polydactyly. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Polydactyly:

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Polydactyly: Symptom Checker

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Polydactyly Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Polydactyly may include:

  • Surgical treatment consists of excision of the duplicated digit and reconstruction of any associated abnormalities
  • Longitudinal epiphyseal bracket
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Polydactyly: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Polydactyly may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Polydactyly

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Causes of Polydactyly listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Polydactyly as a symptom include:

Definitions of Polydactyly:

A congenital anomaly of the hand or foot, marked by the presence of supernumerary digits.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Birth defect characterized by the presence of more than the normal number of fingers or toes
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Polydactyly:

The list of organs typically affected by Polydactyly may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Polydactyly

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How Common are these Causes of Polydactyly?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Polydactyly. Of the 171 causes of Polydactyly that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 170 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Polydactyly:

The following list of conditions have 'Polydactyly' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Polydactyly?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Polydactyly, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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What are the alternative names for Polydactyly:

Supernumerary digit
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Polydactyly:

Medical Conditions associated with Polydactyly:

Finger deformity (352 causes), Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Toe symptoms (1171 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

Symptoms related to Polydactyly:

Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Toe symptoms (1171 causes), Dandy-Walker syndrome, Pfieffer syndrome, Familial polydactyly, Carpenter syndrome, Trisomy chromosome 13, Short rib polydactyly syndrome, Ellis-van Creveld syndrome (1 cause), Michel-Gruber syndrome

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