Triphalangeal thumb: case report and literature review

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Alessio Pedrazzini
Francesco Pogliacomi
Alessandra Colacicco
Cristina Galavotti
Massimo De Filippo
Silvio Tocco
Francesco Ceccarelli

Keywords

thumb, phalanx, finger, hand, malformation

Abstract

Triphalangeal thumb (TPT) is a relatively rare congenital anomaly of the hand with evidence for autosomal dominant transmission. Surgical treatment is not always required, but according to Wood’s classification it is related to the shape of the extra phalange. In this article, we present a case of  a 32 year old woman with isolated bilateral TPT.

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