Ainhum

Known as: Ainhum [Disease/Finding], Spontaneous Dactylolyses, Spontaneous Dactylolysis 
Spontaneous autoamputation of a digit, usually the fifth toe. It results from the formation of a fibrotic band which constricts the full radius of… (More)
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1944-2017
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2016
2016
The term 'AINHUM' is derived from the African word meaning 'to saw or cut'. True ainhum otherwise called dactylolysis spontanea… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Vohwinkel syndrome or keratoderma hereditaria mutilans is a rare autosomal dominant palmoplantar keratosis which… (More)
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2007
2007
We describe a case of ainhum, a mutilating condition, usually seen in peoples of West African origin. A patient presented at the… (More)
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2006
2006
A 23-year-old young woman presented with recurrent episodes of painful bruising along with linear erosions on the accessible… (More)
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2005
2005
We describe the case of an Italian Caucasian man with ainhum involving both big toes. Ainhum or dactylolysis spontanea is… (More)
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1988
1988
Ainhum or dactylolysis spontanea is characterized by the occurrence of a circular constriction located at the root of the 5th toe… (More)
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1987
1987
We tested the effects of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in 8 patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS… (More)
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1986
1986
Ainhum (dactylolysis spontanea) is a poorly understood disease characterized by spontaneous autoamputation of the fifth toe. Its… (More)
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1985
1985
AINHUM which has been described as one of the conditions to be differentiated from leprosy was met in the field in a village of… (More)
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1976
1976
Ainhum is a rare constricting band disease, usually affecting digits and resulting in spontaneous amputation. Prompt symptomatic… (More)
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