Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremity: Etiology and by Donald R. Laub Jr.

By Donald R. Laub Jr.

Written by way of major specialists within the fields of pediatrics, orthopedic surgical procedure and plastic and reconstructive hand surgical procedure, Congenital Anomalies of the higher Extremity encompasses the present wisdom of genetic and molecular explanations of and surgical and non-surgical remedy for, deformities of the hand. The bookcovers the numerous diversifications of congenital anomaly encountered within the scientific surroundings. Embryology, type, occurrence and anesthesia issues are mentioned first, by way of actual drugs, rehabilitation and remedy administration, together with mental concerns, for kids dwelling with those stipulations. mess ups of formation and differentiation of the hands and hand plate, duplication, and overgrowth, in addition to different generalized anomalies, are then offered intimately, together with symbrachydactyly, syndactyly, Apert syndrome, polydactyly, amniotic band syndrome and Madelung deformity, between others. entire with ample pictures and illustrations to lead the clinician in getting ready for and appearing the required remedies, this can be a vital publication for hand surgeons, orthopedists and plastic surgeons.

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2014;39(2):237–48. 214. Oberg KC, Feenstra JM, Manske PR, Tonkin MA. A new classification of congenital anomalies of the hand and upper limb. IFSSH Ezine. 2011;1(2):3. 2 Incidence and Syndromes Associated with Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Limb Leah W. Burke and Donald R. Laub Jr. 1). A 5-year birth registry study of Edinburgh, Scotland by Rogala et al. 5 out of 10,000 live births [1]. Of those with upper limb anomalies, 35 % had another non-upper limb anomaly. They used an older classification, that of Temtamy and McKusick [2], so direct comparisons to more recent studies are difficult.

Syndromes with syndactyly 3. Syndromes with brachydactyly 4. Syndromes with oligodactyly 5. 2 Incidence of upper limb deficiency anomalies in total population studies Study Country Years of survey Incidence (per 10,000 live births) Koskimies et al. 25 Giele et al. 12 Kallen et al. 00 Rogala et al. 70 Aro et al. 3 Comparison of classification of relative frequency of CAUE in population studies and large case series Study Country Years of compilation Failure of formation (%) Failure of differentiation (%) Duplication (%) Overgrowth (%) Undergrowth (%) Constriction ring (%) Generalized (%) Unclassified (%) Ekblom et al.

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