PACHYDERMODACTYLY

By Gary M. White, MD

Pachydermodactyly A young man with 3 years of thickening of the proximal fingers.


Pachydermodactyly is the thickening of the sides of the fingers--presumably caused by repetitive rubbing.

Clinical

Nodules occur on the sides of the fingers.

Treatment

If the patient is performing a repetitive motion that puts friction on these areas, s/he should stop.

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