Symptoms of Polydactylism
People that are born with one or more fingers or toes. The extra digit may be : A small, raised bump or a piece of skin that looks like a small finger or toe that isn't fully formed.
One hundred thirteen hands exhibiting thumb polydactyly were treated and followed up for an average of 49 months.
Long/Short term effects
Polydactyly can sometimes be detected by prenatal ultrasound, and is apparent at birth; the underlying structure of the finger and the course for treatment are determined with x-ray
Polydactylism occurs when the body follows a different set of directions than usual while forming the hands or feet during development. Researchers are still learning about all the genes that cause extra digits