Postaxial polydactyly type A
A rare congenital limb malformation characterized by duplication of the fifth digit in a hand or foot with an extra well-formed functional digit at the metacarpophalangeal/metatarsophalangeal or carpometacarpal/tarsometatarsal joint. The malformation can be an isolated finding or be associated with a large number of other anomalies.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.
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Postaxial polydactyly type A?
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