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Rare disease
A medical student with symphalangism, would it affect her future career?
  1. Ahmed M Saliem,
  2. Amal Rashad Nimir,
  3. Farkaad A Abdul Kadir
  1. Department of Anatomy, Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Amal Rashad Nimir, aralmadi{at}


Absence of the distal crease of the fingers is usually associated with a flexion deformity. A single crease of one or more fingers is found in many syndromes. We present this report as a rare case of absence of interphalangeal crease of the right ring finger with restriction of flexion but without any other anomaly.

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