Polydactyly: Polydactyly is a condition in which a person has more than five fingers per hand or five toes per foot.
Syndactyly: Syndactyly is a condition where a child has finger or toes that are joined together or not formed completely. The fingers and toes can be short or curved or formed together. Children with syndactyly can usually do anything that a child with normal appearing fingers and toes. They may need help learning how to do daily activities like dressing. Syndactyly is the most common congenital hand and foot anomaly. It occurs in about 1 in 3,000 births.
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