Sclerodactyly: Localized thickening and tightness of the skin of the fingers or toes. Sclerodactyly is commonly associated with atrophy of the underlying soft tissues. The term 'sclerodactyly' is made up of 'sclero-' from the Greek 'skleros' meaning hard and '-dactyly' from the Greek 'daktylos' mean...
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<dermatology> Stiffness and tightening of the skin of the fingers, with atrophy of the soft tissues and osteoporosis of the distal phalanges of the hands and feet. ... (04 Mar 1998) ...
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(sklēr″o-dak´tә-le) scleroderma of the fingers and toes.
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(from the article `connective tissue disease`) ...for rheumatoid arthritisand paroxysmal blanching and cyanosis (becoming blue) of the fingers induced by exposure to cold (Raynaud syndrome). The ...
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Sclerodactyly is a localized thickening and tightness of the skin of the fingers or toes. Sclerodactyly is commonly accompanied by atrophy of the underlying soft tissues. The term "sclerodactyly" is made up from the Greek "skleros" meaning hard and "daktylos" meaning a finger or toe – "hard finge...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sklē′rō-dak′ti-lē, -dak-til′ē-ă Synonyms: acrosclerosis
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