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Overgrowth

  • Wei WangEmail author
  • Wen Tian
  • Ping Yao
  • Suting Fang
  • Fengjing Zhao
  • Jianmin Yao
  • Junhui Zhao
Chapter
Part of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery book series (PRS)

Abstract

The overgrowth of single or multiple fingers or in palms and limbs is manifested as abnormal growth and hypertrophy of fingers and limbs. It is called concomitantly macromelia or megalomelia, and it is one of the clinically rare upper limb deformities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wen Tian
    • 2
  • Ping Yao
    • 3
  • Suting Fang
    • 4
  • Fengjing Zhao
    • 3
  • Jianmin Yao
    • 3
  • Junhui Zhao
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of MedicineShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Beijing Jishuitan HospitalBeijingChina
  3. 3.Hangzhou Plastic Surgery HospitalHangzhouChina
  4. 4.Taizhou Bo’ai HospitalTaizhouChina

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