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Metacarpal synostosis

Known as: Fused long bones of hand, Synostosis involving metacarpal bones, Synostosis involving the metacarpal bones 
Fusion involving two or more metacarpal bones (A synostosis of the first metacarpal and the proximal phalanx of the thumb can also be observed, note… 
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Background: Carpal coalition and metacarpal synostosis are uncommon congenital anomalies of the carpus and hand. Methods: A… 
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2014
2014
Ectrodactyly is a rare developmental anomaly of the distal part of the forelimb. It is characterized by the presence of an… 
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Review
2012
Review
2012
PURPOSE To describe a case series of congenital metacarpal synostosis treated with longitudinal osteotomy and bone graft… 
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2004
2004
SummaryA case is reported in which a congenital metacarpal synostosis was corrected by splitting the synostosis and inserting an… 
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2004
2004
PURPOSE We investigated the growth of bones after lengthening to evaluate the effectiveness and usefulness of bone lengthening in… 
2003
2003
Congenital synostosis between the fourth and fifth metacarpals is a rare congenital anomaly. We present a case of type IIIB… 
2001
2001
&NA; The current classification of metacarpal synostosis is based on the extent of the synostosis. The authors propose a new… 
2001
2001
A 2-year-old girl sustained a crush injury to her right dominant hand caused by the fall of a heavy metal gate. Closed, minimally… 
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1998
1998
Fifteen hands with congenital metacarpal fusions were treated operatively by osteotomy combined either with the use of a silicone… 
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1993
1993
One hundred nine patients with metacarpal synostosis were examined to determine the best treatment for this condition. The fourth…