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Hand deformities – A brief know-how


Hand deformities generally come about in the joints or bones due to congenital defects or other nervous disorders.
Hand deformities are observed in 20-30 newborn babies in every 10 thousand births in the world. [2]
-- Lab tests or imaging sometimes required
-- Requires a medical diagnosis
-- There are no cures to hand deformities
-- Isn’t contagious – this disease doesn’t spread
Deformities studied in the hand comprise of non-fulfillment of parts of the hand to disconnect, extra thumbs or fingers, cleft hand, syndactyly, polydactyly, etc. Hand deformities can also be congenital, though they are not hereditary.
Ages affected – Between 0 and 25: Predominant; Between 25 and 55: Rare; 55 and above: Rare


Requires medical diagnosis:
Symptoms include malformations of the hand due to bone fractures, scissoring of the fingers, atrophy of the joint cartilage, destruction of ligaments, ruptured tendons, etc.

People may experience:
Distortion of hands – can be caused due to rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, nerve damage, muscle infarctions, etc.
Pain areas – hands, elbows, hand muscles, joints, etc.
Also common – complications while performing simple tasks, limitation of motion, etc.


Once diagnosed with a hand deformity, the patient should abstain from performing any activity which involves rigorous usage of the hands and be wary about using hands in all activities.

Some techniques suggested by doctors to combat hand deformities include surgical reconstructions, tendon transfers, grafting the injured nerves, prosthetics, physical therapy, etc.

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