Modified Bilhaut-Cloquet procedure for Wassel type-II and III polydactyly of the thumb.

@article{Baek2007ModifiedBP,
  title={Modified Bilhaut-Cloquet procedure for Wassel type-II and III polydactyly of the thumb.},
  author={Goo Hyun Baek and Hyun Sik Gong and Moon Chung and Joo Han Oh and Young Ho Lee and Sang Ki Lee},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2007},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={534-41}
}
BACKGROUND The Bilhaut-Cloquet operation is a combined surgical procedure for the treatment of a symmetric bifid thumb. Although this procedure can obtain a normal-sized thumb with a stable interphalangeal joint, it has limitations, such as the technical difficulty of combining all segments of a duplicated thumb, possible later physeal growth arrest, joint stiffness, and nail-plate deformity. We reviewed the results of our modification of this procedure for the treatment of Wassel type-II and… CONTINUE READING

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