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Hand Clin. 1992 Feb;8(1):161-75.

Treatment of preaxial polydactyly.

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois.

Abstract

Preaxial polydactyly is the result of aberrant bifurcation of the embryonic preaxial anlage. Effective reconstruction of thumb duplication requires careful evaluation of all components. Skin, nail, bone, ligament, and musculoskeletal elements must be combined to reconstruct an optimal digit.

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