Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica: clinical features and management.

  title={Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica: clinical features and management.},
  author={R S Kuo and Michael C. Bellemore and Fergal P Monsell and Kieran J. Frawley and Kazimierz Kozlowski},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  volume={18 4},
Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica is a rare developmental bone dysplasia characterized by an osteocartilaginous tumor arising from an epiphysis. We reviewed the clinical and radiographic findings, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), of nine new patients with dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica. The lower limb was involved in all cases with the ankle (talus) and knee (distal femur) being the most common sites. MRI was helpful in defining the site and extent of the osteocartilaginous mass… CONTINUE READING
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