Thursday, November 14, 2013

What is your diagnosis?

A 35 years old female patient presented to E/A with unconsciousness and was diagnosed as a case of stroke. On examination she had feet with the following congenital condition. What is this condition called?


Answer: This condition is called polydactyly. It refers to having more than fiver fingers or more than five toes. In this image, the patient's foot shoes six toes. It can be sporadic, or caused by genetic defect or underlying genetic syndrome.
Keywords: Polydactyly, Genetic, Congenital condition, Diagnosis

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