Monday 13 June 2005
Definition: Clinodactyly is a fixed abnormal deviation of the finger in the coronal or radioulnar plane. It typically affects the middle phalanx of the fifth finger and produces a radial angulation of the distal interphalangeal joint.
- usually isolated
- being inherited as an autosomal dominant trait with variable expressivity and incomplete penetrance
second finger clinodactyly
fifth toe clinodactyly