Reconstruction of an ulnar-sided thumb in central deficiency: A case report

K. A. Segalman, M. A. McClinton, M. S. Anthony

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Abstract

The thumb, which is normally located on the radial border of the hand, requires adequate sensibility to perceive its environment and adequate mobility to oppose to the other digits. We present a case in which the most ulnar digit of the hand was surgically augmented to function as a thumb.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-43
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Central deficiency
  • Congenital
  • Thumb
  • Ulnar digit

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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