- Ravi Prabhu,
- Narayanasamy Subbaraju Kannan,
- Sundaresan Vinoth,
- Chinnappan Balasubramanian Praveen
J Clin Diagn Res 2016 Apr 1;10(4):PD17-8. Epub 2016 Apr 1.
Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth , Pondicherry, India .
The term 'AINHUM' is derived from the African word meaning 'to saw or cut'. True ainhum otherwise called dactylolysis spontanea is a condition involving soft tissue or digits with constricting rings commonly presenting in fifth toes, usually bilateral. It is to be differentiated from Pseudo-ainhum that occurs secondary to some hereditary and nonhereditary diseases that lead to annular constriction of digits. Read More