Type of disease: Rare conditions
Feingold syndrome is a condition that usually affects the fingers and toes leading to abnormalities. More specifically, many people with this condition have a shortening of the second and fifth finger, known as brachymesophalangy. People with Feingold syndrome are usually born with a blockage in part of their digestive sysem, usually in the esophagus or in part of the small intestine. Some other symptoms of Feingold syndrome are a small head, small jaw, or mild learning disabilities. Talk with your doctor if you or your child has been diagnosed with Feingold syndrome to find the best treatment.