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Image Number 2608 (Supernumerary digit)

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Diagnosis: Supernumerary digit

Site: Finger

Sex: F

Age: 18


Description: Extra rudimentary digit.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Since birth an extra small digit arose from the ulnar side of the base of the left fifth finger had been noticed. The extra digit was rudimentary and comprised of only skin  just like a skin tag or wart lesion. It lacked bone structure or nail unit. It was an isolated congenital anomaly without associated skeletal, cardiovascular or other defect.

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