brachydactyly


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  • noun

Synonyms for brachydactyly

abnormal shortness of fingers and toes

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Brachydactyly with squared fingertips and deepset nails was found.
The characteristic radiographic features include: (i) delayed epiphyseal ossification and irregular metaphyses of the long bones with small capital femoral epiphyses, short femoral necks and irregular, flared metaphyseal borders, and small pelvis and poorly modelled acetabulae with irregular margins that may be sclerotic, especially in older individuals; (ii) significant brachydactyly, particularly short metacarpals and phalanges with irregular metaphyses and small, irregular carpal bones; and (iii) anterior beaking or tonguing of the vertebral bodies, biconvex vertebral endplates, and platyspondyly in childhood.
The clinical features of SED, Pakistany type, include short stature evident at birth; short, bowed lower limbs; a mild, generalized brachydactyly, kyphoscoliosis, an abnormal gait, and early-onset degenerative joint disease in the hands and knees.
False achondroplasia is an autosomal recessive skeletal dysplasia that results in micromelic short stature, severe brachydactyly with markedly lax small joints and malalignment of lower limbs due to laxity of large joints.
The medical term for Fox's clubbed thumbs is brachydactyly, according to local hand surgeons, reports The New York Daily News.