Monday, October 12, 2009

Macrodactyly

  This is a picture of the foot of a baby a few months old. Macrodactyly is an uncommon congenital condition. A lot of theories have been put forward regarding the cause of this illness. Some of these include problems with nerves, blood vessels and  an AV malformation. But nobody  knows for sure what the cause is.

More here:

http://www.childrenshospital.org/az/Site1093/mainpageS1093P0.html

http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/macrodactyly

http://rlbatesmd.blogspot.com/2009/07/macrodactyly.html

1 comment:

  1. hi,
    i am a 23 year old with similar condition,, macrodactyly of right foot, involving the four toes of my leg... can u pls suggest me the cosmetic treatmnet modalities ,, and post some post operative cases???

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