Many procedures are available to treat the stiffness, pain and weakness that can occur with arthritic conditions in the wrist.
Congenital Hand Deformities Surgery
Congenital abnormalities (also called congenital anomalies) of the upper extremity are relatively common.
Extra digits, webbing/ syndactyly and missing digits can all be a cosmetic and occasionally a functional problem. Surgery is occasionally perfomed between 2-3 years old.
Congenital abnormalities of the hand are present from birth and they are reasonably common, occurring at a rate of around 0.3% of live births. Examples of congenital anomalies affecting the hands include extra or missing digits, as well as fusion of the digits. While these hand abnormalities present from birth can be a distressing cosmetic issue, certain anomalies may also cause functional problems. When this is the case, it is possible to perform congenital hand deformities surgery between the ages of two and three years to correct the problem. Early surgery is advantageous as it allows full growth and developmental potential and early use of the reconstructed parts.
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