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Sheeza Basharat
Sheeza Basharat7 months ago
Brachymetacarpia

Brachymetacarpia

Brachymetacarpia is a rare congenital presentations denoted by shortening of metacarpals in which the deformity usually presents around childhood/early adolescence. It is caused when the growth plate of the metacarpal closes early, resulting in premature stoppage of growth. This can be a congenital condition or can be an acquired deformity following trauma, infection, tumor, radiation, or prior surgery.

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