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HUMAN PHENOTYPE - ANNOTATIONS

The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from http://compbio.charite.de/hudson/job/hpo/lastStableBuild/artifact/ontology/release/hp.obo. The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at http://www.human-phenotype-ontology.org/.

Term:Swan neck-like deformities of the fingers
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Accession:HP:0006150 term browser browse the term
Definition:A swan neck deformity describes a finger with a hyperextended PIP joint and a flexed DIP joint. The most common cause for a swan neck-like deformity is a disruption of the end of the extensor tendon. Conditions that loosen the PIP joint and allow it to hyperextend, for example conditions that weaken the volar plate, can produce a swan neck deformity of the finger. One example is rheumatoid arthritis. Another cause are conditions that tighten up the small (intrinsic) muscles of the hand and fingers, for example hand trauma or nerve disorders, such as cerebral palsy, Parkinson's disease, or stroke.
Synonyms:xref: UMLS:C1849152



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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of limbs 0
        Abnormality of the upper limb 0
          Abnormality of the hand 0
            Abnormality of finger 0
              Swan neck-like deformities of the fingers 0
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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the skeletal system 0
          Abnormal skeletal morphology 0
            Abnormal appendicular skeleton morphology 0
              Abnormality of limb bone morphology 0
                Abnormal digit morphology 0
                  Abnormality of finger 0
                    Swan neck-like deformities of the fingers 0
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