Finger, Short

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Leslie Biesecker (06/30/2011, 12:41:38)

The definition is incorrect. It should read: Objective: The middle finger is more than 2 SD below the mean for newborns 27-41 weeks EGA or below the 3rd centile for children from birth to 16 years of age AND the five digits retain their normal length proportions relative to each (i.e., it is not the case that the middle finger is the only shortened digit) OR Subjective: fingers that appear disproportionately short compared to the hand