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Split Hand/Split Foot Malformation

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Synonyms of Split Hand/Split Foot Malformation

  • Ectrodactilia of the Hand
  • Ectrodactyly
  • Ektrodactyly of the Hand
  • Karsch-Neugebauer Syndrome
  • Lobster Claw Deformity
  • Split-Hand/Foot Deformity
  • Split-Hand/Foot Malformation
  • Split Hand Malformation

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Split hand/split foot malformation (SHFM) is a genetic disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of some fingers or toes, often combined with clefts in the hands or feet. There may also be the appearance of webbing between fingers or toes (syndactyly). This may give the hands and/or feet a claw-like appearance.

There are many types and combinations of deformities that appear in split hand/split foot malformation. They range widely in severity, even in members of the same family. The malformation may occur alone, or it may occur as a component of a syndrome with other characteristics.

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