There are several common hand conditions present in newborns, including syndactyly (webbed fingers), polydactyly (accessory digits), digital contracture (camptodactyly and clinodactyly), trigger fingers, short fingers (brachydactyly) and large fingers (macrodactyly).
If left untreated, these conditions can interfere with the development and function of the hand as the child grows.
The timing of congenital hand surgery procedures can vary depending on the severity of the deformity and the development of the child.
There are many different corrective surgical procedures available. Some examples include:
Talk to your surgeon to get further details, as treatment / surgery depends on the kind of hand deformity.