Benjamin Chang

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Supernumerary digits (polydactyly, extra fingers)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history The history is straightforward in most patients with polydactyly; they are born with an extra finger. Key elements of the history include: – Family history of polydactyly or other congenital limb difference – Prior treatment (ligation in the nursery) –…

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