Type II syndactyly or synpolydactyly

Acta Orthop Belg. 1992;58(2):209-12.


A family with syndactyly type II or synpolydactyly is described. The autosomal dominant inheritance is confirmed by this pedigree. In combination of this anomaly a brachymesophalangia of the fifth finger was inherited by most family members. The duplicated phalanx was resected and the syndactyly separated in the proband with excellent functional and cosmetic results.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple / genetics*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Fingers / abnormalities*
  • Fingers / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Pedigree
  • Radiography
  • Syndactyly / diagnostic imaging
  • Syndactyly / genetics*