Surgical treatment of macrodactyly

Joshua S. Gluck, Marybeth Ezaki

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Abstract

Macrodactyly, enlargement of one or multiple digits, was described in the literature nearly 200 years ago. This is an exceptionally uncommon diagnosis that has led to a paucity of descriptive literature on the treatment options. Because the literature is scarce, and the frequency with which hand surgeons encounter macrodactyly is even scarcer, treatment can be a formidable task often left exclusively to those trained in congenital hand deformity. This article presents our algorithm and surgical techniques for dealing with children with macrodactyly in such a way that should make a complex problem more easily approachable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1461-1468
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume40
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2015

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Congenital Hand Deformities
Therapeutics
Hand
Megalodactyly
Surgeons

Keywords

  • epiphysiodesis
  • Macrodactyly
  • osteotomy
  • overgrowth
  • PI3K-AKT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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Surgical treatment of macrodactyly. / Gluck, Joshua S.; Ezaki, Marybeth.

In: Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 40, No. 7, 01.07.2015, p. 1461-1468.

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Gluck, Joshua S. ; Ezaki, Marybeth. / Surgical treatment of macrodactyly. In: Journal of Hand Surgery. 2015 ; Vol. 40, No. 7. pp. 1461-1468.
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