Open Access Case Report Article ID: AMM-1-104

    Surgical Cure of Foot Macrosyndactyly: A Case Report

    Leopoldo Maizo*, Rafael Arcia and Julio Trillo

    Macrodactyly is a congenital disease characterized by an increase in the volume of one or more fingers disproportionately relative to normal fingers. It is a rare congenital, non-hereditary disease that can occur in the hands or feet.It is characterized by an increase in all mesenchymal elements particularly fibro adipose tissue.The vast majority of patients with macrodactyly require surgical treatment.Numerous techniques have been described each with different peculiarities and methods,and with very variableresults what makes a pathology of great complexity when deciding its treatment.

    Clinical Case: A 3-month-old male patient, his mother referred to the onset of current illness from his birth, when we noticed increased volume and progressive deformity on the left foot, we observed clinical and radiographic signs compatible with second and third finger macrosyndactyly So it is decided surgical treatment for macrosyndactyly cure with placement of surgical wires. We performed the removal of the wires to the month with satisfactory evolution and definitive siodesis.

    Keywords: Macrodactyly; Syndactyly; Foot; Surgical cure

    Published on: Apr 27, 2017 Pages: 19-21

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/amm.000004
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