Hand & Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program | Patient Resources

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Contact the Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program

  • 617-355-6021
  • International: +1-617-355-5209
  • Locations

Publications and Research

View our ongoing hand and upper extremity research.

Preparing For Your Visit at Boston Children's Hospital

Planning a visit to the Orthopedic Center? Check out our Your Orthopedic Visit page for helpful information on what you can expect.

Cast Care and Maintenance

Hand Condition Fact Sheets

Download PDF fact sheets of hand and upper extremity conditions and treatments:

Arthrygryposis  Macrodactyly  Symbrachydactyly 
Camptodactyly  Madelung's Deformity  Syndactyly 
Cleft Hand  Osteochondroma  Thumb Duplication 
Clinodactyly  Polydactyly  Thumb Hypoplasia & Aplasia 
Constriction Band Syndrome  Radial Club Hand  Ulnar Club Hand 
Enchondroma  Radioulnar Synostosis   

External Resources

•   American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
•   Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)
•   Kya's Krusade – Resource center for children and families affected by physical disabilities, specializing
    in arthrogryposis

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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