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Descriptor English: Syndactyly
Descriptor Spanish: Sindactilia
Descriptor sindactilia
Entry term(s) polisindactilia
Scope note: Malformación congénita de las manos y pies caracterizada por la exisistencia de membranas entre los dedos adyacentes. La sindactilia puede ser clasificada como completa o incompleta, según el grado de unión. También puede ser simple o compleja. En la sindactilia simple la unión está formada sólo por piel o tejidos blandos; en la compleja la unión afecta también a los elementos óseos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Sindactilia
Descriptor French: Syndactylie
Entry term(s): Polysyndactyly
Syndactylia
Syndactylias
Syndactylies
Tree number(s): C05.116.099.370.894.819
C05.660.585.800
C05.660.906.819
C16.131.621.585.800
C16.131.621.906.819
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013576
Scope note: A congenital anomaly of the hand or foot, marked by the webbing between adjacent fingers or toes. Syndactylies are classified as complete or incomplete by the degree of joining. Syndactylies can also be simple or complex. Simple syndactyly indicates joining of only skin or soft tissue; complex syndactyly marks joining of bony elements.
Annotation: do not confuse with POLYDACTYLY; coord IM with FINGERS /abnorm (IM) or TOES /abnorm (IM); ACROCEPHALOSYNDACTYLIA is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Fingers/abnormalities (1966)
Public MeSH Note: 94; was SYNDACTYLIA 1967-93
Online Note: use SYNDACTYLY to search SYNDACTYLIA 1967-93
History Note: 94; was SYNDACTYLIA 1967-93
Related: Polydactyly MeSH
DeCS ID: 31781
Unique ID: D013576
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Syndactyly - Preferred
Concept UI M0020956
Scope note A congenital anomaly of the hand or foot, marked by the webbing between adjacent fingers or toes. Syndactylies are classified as complete or incomplete by the degree of joining. Syndactylies can also be simple or complex. Simple syndactyly indicates joining of only skin or soft tissue; complex syndactyly marks joining of bony elements.
Preferred term Syndactyly
Entry term(s) Syndactylia
Syndactylias
Syndactylies
Polysyndactyly - Narrower
Concept UI M0405303
Preferred term Polysyndactyly



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