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Case 10555

Delta phalanx in a triphalangeal thumb

Author(s)
Catarina Ruivo1, Melanie A Hopper2

1 Department of Radiology,
Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra
Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra,
Coimbra, Portugal
2 Department of Radiology,
Addenbrooke’s Hospital,
Cambridge, United Kingdom
 
Patient
female, 2 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Frontal radiograph of the left thumb

    Frontal radiograph shows ulnar angulatory deformity of the left thumb distal to a triangular shaped proximal phalanx with a longitudinal cleft (solid arrow). An additional rudimentary supernumerary mid-phalanx is also...

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Frontal radiograph shows ulnar angulatory deformity of the left thumb distal to a triangular shaped proximal phalanx with a longitudinal cleft (solid arrow). An additional rudimentary supernumerary mid-phalanx is also seen (dotted arrow).
 
 
 
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