Camptodactyly correction: A report of two cases

Authors

  • Surya Rao Rao Venkata Mahipathy Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8214-8871
  • Alagar Raja Durairaj Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India
  • Narayanamurthy Sundaramurthy Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India
  • Anand Prasath Jayachandiran Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India
  • Suresh Rajendran Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20214430

Keywords:

Rare, Little finger, Flexion contracture, Non-operative, Surgery

Abstract

Camptodactyly is a condition where there is a permanent flexion contracture at the proximal interphalangeal joint mostly involving the little finger. This condition has a varied presentation and hence treatment is controversial, whether conservative management or surgical correction. Here, we present two cases of camptodactyly that were managed with surgery.

Author Biographies

Surya Rao Rao Venkata Mahipathy, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India

Professor & Head,

Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery,

Saveetha Medical College & Hospital

Alagar Raja Durairaj, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India

Professor,

Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery,

Saveetha Medical College & Hospital

Narayanamurthy Sundaramurthy, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India

Associate Professor,

Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery,

Saveetha Medical College & Hospital

Anand Prasath Jayachandiran, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India

Assistant Professor,

Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery,

Saveetha Medical College & Hospital

Suresh Rajendran, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital, Thandalam, Kanchipuram Dist., Tamil Nadu, India

Senior Resident,

Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery,

Saveetha Medical College & Hospital

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2021-10-28

How to Cite

Venkata Mahipathy, S. R. R., Durairaj, A. R., Sundaramurthy, N., Jayachandiran, A. P., & Rajendran, S. (2021). Camptodactyly correction: A report of two cases. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 9(11), 3460–3463. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20214430

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