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Arachnodactyly MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Arachnodactyly
Tree Number(s)
C05.660.585.174
C16.131.621.585.174
Unique ID
D054119
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054119
Scope Note
An abnormal bone development that is characterized by extra long and slender hands and fingers, such that the clenched thumb extends beyond the ulnar side of the hand. Arachnodactyly can include feet and toes. Arachnodactyly has been associated with several gene mutations and syndromes.
Previous Indexing
Marfan Syndrome (1963-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008, 1963-1984; see MARFAN SYNDROME 1985-2007
History Note
2008, 1963-1984; use MARFAN SYNDROME 1985-2007
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Arachnodactyly Preferred
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