Sharp Pain In Finger Joint And Toe Joint Like Needles

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Definition

Webbing of the fingers and toes is called syndactyly. It refers to theconnectionof two or more fingers or toes. Webbing usually only involves a skin connection between the two areas, but in rare cases may involve the connection (fusion) of bones.


Alternative Names

Syndactyly; Polysyndactyly


Considerations

Syndactyly may be discovered during an examination of an infant or child. In its most common form, it is seen as webbing between the second and third toes. This form is often inherited...

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