At Children’s Hospital Boston, we understand that the first step to treating your child is obtaining an accurate, timely and thorough diagnosis.
Polydactyly can sometimes be seen by ultrasound prenatally, and is apparent at birth. Your doctor will use x-raysto assess the underlying structure of your baby’s finger and determine a course of treatment.
Our Orthopedic Clinical Effectiveness Research Center (CERC)
Children’s Orthopedic Clinical Effectiveness Research Center (CERC) was established by our Orthopedic Center to improve the quality of life for children with musculoskeletal disorders. This collaborative clinical research program is unique in the nation and is playing an instrumental role in establishing, for the first time, evidence-based standards of care for pediatric orthopedic patients throughout the world.
Children’s Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery Program
The doctors and staff in the Hand and Microsurgery Reconstructive Program at Children's are recognized experts in the management of congenital and acquired hand deformities.