- Type I:
- conjoined finger tips with well formed webs w/ normal depth;
- treatment involves separation and contouring of the tips of the digits;
- partial digit ablation may be required;
- Type II:
- tips of digits are joined and web formation is incomplete;
- treatment involves separation of tips of digits and deepening of web space;
- Type III:
- absent web spaces, sinus tracts, joined digit clefts;
- as in simple syndactyly border digits are reconstructed first
The hand in Apert's syndrome.
Acrosyndactyly. A study of twenty-seven patients.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 10:23 am