Hand differences

Terminology of Hand Difference

Medical Description of Hand Difference

There are a number of reputable medical websites that offer information on Hand Difference. Some are written for parents and others are for clinicians. 

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Specialist Treatment Centres in Canada & the USA

About Kids Health. Written for parents. General information on hand difference and an excellent short film with reflections from parents and young people with a Hand Difference.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department. Written for parents. Definitions of Hand Difference.

Boston Children’s Hospital USA. Written for parents. Search function for condition and treatment.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas Texas. Written for Parents. Definitions of Hand Difference.

Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Health library with general information.

Rochester Regional Health New York USA. Written for parents. General description of Hand Difference and classifications.

Orthoseek Paediatric Orthopaedic website. Written for parents. Search for topic.

Medscape Network. Written for health professionals.

Genetics Resources

Genetic Alliance Australia (formerly Association of Genetic Support of Australasia Inc. AGSA) is a peak umbrella group in Australia for rare genetic conditions/diseases, so rare they do not have their own support group. GA Aus will endeavour to facilitate contact with another family/individual affected by the same, or similar conditions, and/or provide information about an overseas support group.

It has an extensive A-Z list of genetic conditions and information.

GA Aus also provides: A Peer Support and Information Officer who deals with enquiries and facilitates ongoing support for individuals, families, health professionals and other interested groups.