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Can You Spot What Is Wrong With This Man’s Hand?

Can you spot what is wrong with this man's hands?A doctor posted this photo to highlight a condition that is far from rare.

The photo was posted on Figure 1, an app ad website for sharing medical images. Dr Anand Saggar, of St George’s Hospital, London, said polydactyly is referred to as a nubbin.

A nubbin is usually removed in infancy in much the same way that skin tags are treated – by tying a ligature around it to cut off the blood supply so it dies and falls off.An image, uploated to app Figure 1, shows a man who has polydactyly, which affects on in every 500 births. This is referred to as a nubbin, says Dr Anand Saggar, a senior genetic consultant at St George’s Hospital, LondonThe actress Gemma Arterton, 31, was born with an extra digit on each hand; the doctor who delivered her simply tied round them and they later fell off, leaving only small scarsThe actress Gemma Arterton, 31, was born with an extra digit on each hand; the doctor who delivered her simply tied round them and they later fell off, leaving only small scars.

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