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You can have peace of mind knowing that the skilled experts in our Orthopedic Center have treated thousands of babies and children with many bone-related conditions. We provide expert diagnosis,
Macrodactyly is an uncommon condition in which a baby’s toes or fingers are abnormally large due to the overgrowth of the underlying bone and soft tissue. The condition is congenital, meaning babies
If your baby or child has been born with short fingers that are webbed or conjoined, a condition called symbrachydactyly, the specialists at Boston Children’s Hospital can help. Symbrachydactyly is
Please note: these pages focus on thumb duplication, or polydactyly of the thumb. For details on polydactyly of other fingers, see our web pages on polydactyly. If your baby was born with more than
The Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program provides comprehensive care involving occupational and physical therapy, splinting, casting and reconstructive surgeries for infants, children and
What is Apert Syndrome? Apert syndrome, also known as acrocephalosyndactyly, is a genetic disorder characterized by deformities of the skull, face and limbs. Apert syndrome may include:
Arthrogryposis is a term used to describe a number of rare conditions characterized by stiff joints and abnormally developed muscles. It’s also referred to as arthrogryposis multiplex congenital, or
You can have peace of mind knowing that the skilled experts in our Orthopedic Center's Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program have treated thousands of babies and children with many arm
"Our chief surgical goals with cleft hand are to close the cleft, optimize the thumb's function to preserve or enhance grasping, pinching and releasing movements, and improve the hand's appearance."
Constriction ring syndrome occurs when fibrous bands of the amniotic sac (the lining inside the uterus that contains a fetus) become entangled around a developing fetus. • It’s also known as amniotic
Enchondromas are non-cancerous cartilage tumors that can occur in the arms and legs. • Enchondromas are the most common type of bone tumor in the hand. • Boys and girls of any racial background can be
If your child has been diagnosed with Madelung deformity (also known at Madelung's Deformity), we at Boston Children’s Hospital will do everything we can to treat her—and you—with sensitivity and
A diagnosis of ulnar club hand means that your child’s wrist is in a fixed and bent position toward the side of the hand with the little finger. • It’s caused by an ulna (the bone that connects the
Vascular malformations, tumors and hemangiomas all refer to a variety of non-cancerous birthmarks and lesions. Boston Children's Hospital is home to internationally renowned physicians for their
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”