little finger

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Synonyms for little finger

the finger farthest from the thumb

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The common manifestations in the observed affected limbs/autopods were: thumb hypoplasia (n=4) deviations (medial or valgus) of index fingers (n=3) campto-/brachy-dactyly of 5th digits (n=2) short and narrow palm (n=2) reduced arm length (n=2) and thumb agenesis (n=1).
1 Involvement of the 2nd and 3rd digits of the hands and feet is common, corresponding to the median and the medial plantar nerve supply in the upper and lower limbs respectively; but 5th digit involvement is rare.
However, a relatively higher lmbr1 expression was observed at HH29 in Chinese Silky, which corresponded to the 5th digit formation.
Synovitis ofthe extensor tendons occurs in 30% of cases of patients of rheumatoid arthritis and rupture of the tendons are more common in the extensor tendons of4th and 5th digits and in extensor pollicis longus (9).