Split-Hand Malformation in a 4-Year-Old Child

  title={Split-Hand Malformation in a 4-Year-Old Child},
  author={Girish Gulab Meshram and Kanwaljeet Singh Hura and Neeraj Kaur},
  booktitle={Case reports in pediatrics},
Split-hand deformity is one of the milder manifestations of a congenital disorder called split-hand/split-foot malformation. We present a case of a 4-year-old child with split-hand malformation in his left hand since birth. A median cleft was present in the affected hand with absence of the 3rd and 4th digits, giving rise to a characteristic lobster-claw appearance. Functionality of the affected hand was modestly impaired. As none of the close family members of the patient had similar limb… CONTINUE READING