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September 1970

Triphalangy of Thumbs and Great Toes

Author Affiliations

Brooklyn, NY
From the Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

Am J Dis Child. 1970;120(3):255-257. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1970.02100080139017

A 5½-year-old boy had triphalangy of thumbs and great toes with the terminal phalanges of other digits being either absent or hypoplastic. Associated conditions included hypoplasia of nails and teeth, deafmutism, convulsive disorder, mental retardation, and dermatoglyphic abnormalities.