Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
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)


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise