Mirror hand is an extremely rare congenital anomaly. We modeled and simulated the reconstruction of mirror hand in a 2-year-old boy utilizing a preoperative 3-dimensional model to aid surgical planning. A soft-tissue hand model was created using preoperative imaging, 3-dimensional printing, and silicone casting, and the model was used to perform trial surgery. Given the complexity of the deformity, the model greatly facilitated the final operative plan for reconstruction.
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From the *Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
†Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Published online 8 January 2019.
Received for publication June 28, 2017; accepted July 13, 2018.
Disclosure: Dr. Podolsky is a shareholder of Simulare Medical Corp. which produces and manufactures high-fidelity surgical simulators. The model presented in this article is not a commercial product and was not produced by Simulare Medical Corp. The charge was paid for by the authors.
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Dale J. Podolsky, MD, PhD, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Room 5420, M5G 1X8, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org