A condition in which the bones of fingers or toes are joined together.
- Syndactyly, complete
A condition in which fingers or toes are completely joined together, with the connection extending from the base to the tip of the involved digits.
- Syndactyly, cutaneous
A condition in which fingers or toes are joined together and the joining involves only the skin, not the bones.
- Syndactyly, partial
A condition in which fingers or toes are partially joined together. Syndactyly can involve the bones or just the skin. With partial syndactyly, the connection extends from the base only partway up the involved digits.
- Syndactyly, Poland
191, 1841). Poland became a celebrated surgeon and ophthalmologist but had to retire in 1867 due to a chronic cough. He died in 1872 at the age of 51 of “consumption of the lungs” (pulmonary tuberculosis). Although Poland could never have discovered this syndrome without George Elt, Mr. Elt has not been credited nor has […]
One of a family of core proteins with sugars attached to the cell surfaces that control or influence tissue repair, metabolism, the formation of tumors and the development of immune responses. The name is derived from the Greek syndein, to bind together. There are 4 known members of the syndecan family. All are proteoglycans (molecules […]