Hand and Peripheral Nerve Conditions

Childrens’ hands come in all shapes and sizes and are as unique as their fingerprints. So are the conditions that can affect them. For hand problems, big and small, The Hand Surgery Clinic, part of the Fogelson Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial Center, uses advanced technology to diagnose and treat infants, children and adolescents.

Many hand and peripheral nerve conditions are caused by injuries, while others due to congenital conditions. The Clinic’s program is recognized around the world for its bright outcomes in both types of hand problems

  • Congenital Hand Conditions Treated

    Children can be born with moderate to acute hand conditions. These often present themselves as deformities. Common childhood hand deformities diagnosed and treated at the Center include:

     

    • Polydactyly
    • Syndactyly
    • Radial Club Hand
    • Thumb Absence

  • Hand Injuries Treated

    Other causes of hand conditions include disease, accidents and unexpected injuries from kids being kids. Common conditions treated and procedures performed at the center include:

     

    • Microsurgery
    • Nerve palsy, stroke-related palsy, brachial plexus injury
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Hand, wrist and finger fractures
    • Distal radius fractures
    • Tendon and nerve lacerations
    • Hand lacerations
    • Amputation
    • Near amputation
    • Reimplantation
    • Splinting, casting, dressing changes and suture removal
    • Nail-bed injury
    • Burn, wound and scar management
    • Secondary hand reconstruction
    • Hand and wrist tumors

Hand Surgery Clinic Location

Patients are seen for surgeries at our Dallas and Legacy campus. Evaluations and follow-up appointments take place at Dallas, Legacy and Southlake locations.

Learn more about the Fogelson Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial Center locations.