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.
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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