Claw hand

  • Definition

    Claw hand is a condition that causes curved or bent fingers. This makes the hand appear like the claw of an animal.

    See also: Claw foot


    Claw hand can be something that someone is born with (congenital) or that they develop because of certain disorders, such as nerve injury.

    Common Causes
    • Congenital abnormality
    • Nerve damage in the arm
    • Scarring after a severe burn of the hand or forearm