ectrodactylia

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ectrodactylia

[‚ek·trō·dak′til·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Congenital absence of any of the fingers or toes or parts of them.
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Ectrodactyly occurs in two forms, either as an isolated disorder or as a component of a syndrome.
Key words: EEC syndrome, VSD, ectrodactyly, ectodermal-dysplasia, clefting
Ectrodactyly refers to deficiency or absence of one or more of central digits of hands and feet.
RSH Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome: Severe phenotype with ectrodactyly.
The main manifestations were hypodontia and/ or early loss of permanent teeth, ectrodactyly, obstruction of lacrimal ducts, onychodysplasia, and excessive freckling.
The practice of demonstrating the both the humerii and then both bones of the forearms, followed by the coronal section of the fetal hand demonstrating the open fingers, helps greatly in improving detection rates not only of larger transverse limb reduction defects but also of reduction of fingers, ectrodactyly and polydactyly.