Polydactyly or polydactylism also known as hyperdactyly, is a congenital physical
anomaly in humans, dogs, and cats having supernumerary fingers or toes.
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Nov 19, 2015 ... Having extra fingers or toes (6 or more) can occur on its own. There may not be
any other symptoms or disease present. Polydactyly may be ...
Polydactyly is a medical term used to describe extra fingers on the hands or toes
on the feet. Since the extra fingers or toes are present at birth, they are called a ...
Having an extra finger or toe is called polydactyly. The extra digit may range from
a small, raised bump to a complete, working finger or toe.
Aug 22, 2016 ... Polydactyly is the most common congenital anomaly of the forefoot. It most
commonly refers to the presence of six toes on one foot, but more ...
Polydactyly: More than the normal number of fingers or toes. From the Greek "
polys" (many) + "dactylos" (finger) = many fingers or, medically, too many fingers.
May 8, 2015 ... Polydactyly is a condition in which a person has more than five fingers per hand
or five toes per foot. It is the most common birth defect of the ...
Am J Med Genet. 1998 Dec 28;80(5):459-65. Associated anomalies in
individuals with polydactyly. Castilla EE(1), Lugarinho R, da Graça Dutra M,
Polydactyly refers to extra digits - in the hand, extra fingers or thumbs. Polydactyly
is one of the most common variations on the basic growth pattern of the hand.