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European Journal of Dermatology


Proliferation of nerve fibres as a novel feature of pacifier polydactyly Volume 28, numéro 3, May-June 2018


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Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, 86 Nishi-cho, Yonago 683-8504, Japan
a These authors contributed equally

Polydactyly is the most common congenital digital anomaly of the hands and feet [1]. It may appear in isolation or in association with other birth defects. Polydactyly can range from an unnoticeable rudimentary finger or toe, to a fully developed supernumerary digit [1]. Pacifier polydactyly is a form of polydactyly that has been reported to involve a large pink oedematous duplication attached by a soft tissue stalk that contains neurovascular elements [2]. These elements usually consist of nerve [...]