Peripheral nerve hamartoma with macrodactyly in the hand: Report of three cases and review of the literature

G K Frykman, V E Wood
Journal of Hand Surgery 1978, 3 (4): 307-12
Two patients with hamartomas of the median nerve and one with hamartoma of the ulnar nerve associated with macrodactyly are described. Nineteen similar cases of this association have been found in the literature. There is evidence that these two conditions are part of a localized regional growth disturbance. This type of macrodactyly should be differentiated from neurofibromatosis.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article


You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Trending Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.


Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"

We want to hear from doctors like you!

Take a second to answer a survey question.