Banki Syndrome is a rare congenital disorder characterized by abnormal curvature of fingers, thinning of diaphysis, fusion of certain wrist bones like lunate and cuneiform bones and other hand abnormalities. This is reported in a single Hungarian family in which members of 3 generations.
SIGN AND SYMPTOMS OF BANKI SYNDROME
- Fusion of certain wrist bones.
- Abnormal curvature of digits.
- Thin middle section of long bones.
- Brachydactyly: Shortness of finger or toes
- Clinodactyly of the 5th finger: permanently curvature of fifth finger.
DIAGNOSIS OF BANKI SYNDROME
X-RAY of wrist and foot may show deformity and fusion.
Genetic Testing of Banki syndrome
SOME HOMOEOPATHIC MEDICINE MAY HELP IN BANKI SYNDROME
Calcarea Ostrearum: Curvature of bones, especially spine and long bones; extremities crooked, deformed; bone irregularly developed. Head sweats profusely while sleeping, wetting pillow far around. Profuse perspiration, mostly on back of head and neck, or chest and upper part of body with craving for egg and dislike of meat.
Calcarea Phosphorica: it is indicated in children: emaciated, unable to stand; slow in learning to walk; sunken, flabby abdomen. Rachitis; cranial bones thin and brittle; fontanelles and sutures remain open so long, or close and reopen; delayed or complicated teething. Spine weak, disposed to curvatures, especially to the left, unable to support body, neck weak, unable to support head.
Phosphorus: one of the medicine used in curvature of bone especially in person of tall slender persons of sanguine temperament, fair skin, delicate eyelashes, find blond, or red hair, quick perceptions, and very sensitive nature. Burning: in spots along the spine; between the scapulae intense heat running up the back; of palms of hand Hemorrhagic diathesis; small wounds bleed profusely tendency to curvature of bone.