Objective Assessment of Skin Defect in Syndactyly Repair
Background: Syndactyly, as one of the most common congenital hand abnormalities, requires surgical repair according to various approaches.
Case Report: We report a 28-year-old man with simple syndactyly in his third web.
Conclusions: The common concern is about skin defect coverage, and we illustrated in a mathematical objective survey, if distance between to phalanxes’ center was more than 1.5 times diameter (each of phalanxes), then there would not necessary to use skin graft.
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