What is Syndactyly?

Also known as: Syndactyly, webbed fingers or toes

Syndactyly is a condition in which a child is born with one or more digits fused together. It can also affect the toes.  It is classified as simple (involving only soft tissue structures) or complex (involving bones and nails).  It is relatively common, with an incidence of 1 in 2000-3000 births.

Reviewed by: Aaron J Berger, MD

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