Sclerodactyly is a thickening and tightening of the localized areas of the toes and fingers. Sclerodactyly literally means hardening of the fingers and toes in Greek.
What is the significance of Sclerodactyly in medicine?
Sclerodactyly is commonly seen in patients who have the following medical disorders:
– Scleroderma Disease
– Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, and
– Multiple Autoimune Disorders
As paramedics, the most common reason for us to identify sclerodactyly is in patients who have scleroderma disease.