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Syndactyly Repair


Syndactyly, also known as webbed or conjoined fingers or toes is the most common malformation of limbs where fingers are joined by the skin and soft tissue, or in some cases fingers are joined by bone. In cases where the fingers are joined by the skin and soft tissues, simple syndactyly of the index, middles, and ring fingers is performed to separate the webbing between fingers or toes if your child is 2 years old. In more complex cases where the fingers or toes are joined by bone, a reconstruction of the webbed space between fingers and nail folds is performed using skin grafts to optimize the look and function of the child’s fingers.