Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
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Supernumerary digit


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PubMed search: supernumerary digit [title], rudimentary polydactyly

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Acral neuroma, also called rudimentary polydactyly
  • On radial side of fifth digit
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Haphazard nerves with displaced Meissner bodies
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D.

Nerve bundles

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