The main problem with polydactyly
is the one you have mentioned - ie, if some of the claws don't make contact with the ground and become overgrown.
The earliest recorded documentation of hand polydactyly
dates back to 1670, although American Southwest rock art depictions of six fingered hands suggest an even earlier documentation.
Known as polydactyly
, the condition of the 37-year-old is relatively common, but it's rare for the extra digits to be so perfect.
is an inherited abnormality which can affect humans as well as cats and other animals.
This painless condition is called polydactyly
, which is Greek for "many fingers.
The feet showed bilateral Polydactyly
with cutaneous syndactyly of the fifth digits.
Harry's condition - postaxial polydactyly
- would need a six-hour op to fix.
Furthermore, variable anomalies of the hands and feet, such as duplicated terminal phalanx of the thumb, triphalangeal thumb (long finger-like thumb with three phalanges instead of two), preaxial polydactyly
(thumb duplication), syndactyly (fusion) of the second and third digits, and fifth finger clinodactyly (curving of the fifth finger towards the fourth) have also be seen in cases with LADD [Guven et al.
Hydrolethalus syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by severe birth defects (hydrocephalus, polydactyly
, cardio/pulmonary malformations) that result in stillbirth or early neonatal death.
has been documented in humans (Wilson, 1896; Osborn, 1901; Dehus and Snyder, 1932; Nelson, 1963; Hoomick et al.
There were 75 cases of polydactyly
(44% of which involved both upper and lower limbs attached on the ulnar border of the 5th finger, 34% unilateral left ulnar border) with an incidence of 10.
is a kind of common neonate limb abnormality, which has similar phenotypes in different vertebrates.
A 3-year-old boy with a history of autism, polydactyly
, and micrognathia was evaluated for snoring, witnessed apneas, and nasal airway obstruction.
is a relatively common malformation phenomenon in vertebrates.
Limb anomalies included syndactyly and polydactyly
in one infant each, and length discrepancies in the second and third toes of two infants.