Congenital defects of lower limbs and associated malformations: a population based study.

@article{Froster1993CongenitalDO,
  title={Congenital defects of lower limbs and associated malformations: a population based study.},
  author={Ursula G. Froster and P. A. Baird},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  year={1993},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={
          60-4
        }
}
As part of a detailed study of limb defects and associated patterns of congenital malformations, cases with lower limb deficiencies were analysed separately. We identified a total of 130 cases with deficiencies of the lower limbs without defects of the upper limbs. This gives an incidence of 1.07/10,000 livebirths, or 1/9,337 for this group of limb defects. Most common were femur deficiencies and deficiencies of the foot. A preponderance of males was found in the group of transverse defects of… CONTINUE READING
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