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Ainhum: revisited.
Postgraduate Medical Journal; Prarthana M, Karthikeyan K

Feb 17th, 2021 - Ainhum: revisited.|2021|Prarthana M,Karthikeyan K,|

Ainhum, a rare mutilating dermatological disease in a female Cameroonian: a case report.
BMC Dermatology; Tchouakam DN, Tochie JN et. al.

Aug 14th, 2019 - Ainhum is an idiopathic dermatological disease characterized by a progressive constricting ring usually on the fifth toe, which may lead to spontaneous auto-amputation of the affected toe. Timely diagnosis and treatment are the key elements to ave...

Pseudo Ainhum and facial malformation secondary to Streeter's dysplasia.
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venere... Piccolo V, Corneli P et. al.

Jun 20th, 2019 - A 5-year-old girl presented with constricting bands around the first and the fifth fingers of right hand (Figure 1a-c) appeared since birth and stable over time. Patient history revealed surgical correction of complete cleft lip and palate. Dopple...


May 8th, 2014 - Ainhum is the autoamputation of a finger or toe as a result of a fibrotic band that constricts the finger or toe until it falls off. Ainhum most often affects the fifth toe on both feet. Ainhum is believed to be triggered by some sort of trauma, b...

Ainhum (dactylolysis spontanea): a case with hands and feet involvement.
Journal of Clinical Rheumatology : Practical Reports on R... de Araujo DB, Lima SM et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2013 - Dactylolysis spontanea is a rare disease of unknown etiology, basically restricted to digits without systemic involvement. It evolves, in the form of a local constriction, affecting typically the distal phalanx of the fifth toe, rarely involving o...

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