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Hemimelia

Known as: hemimelias 
A congenital malformation characterized by the partial or total absence of the distal half of a limb.
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Review
2016
Review
2016
  • D. Paley
  • Journal of children's orthopaedics
  • 2016
  • Corpus ID: 16707821
Fibular hemimelia presents with foot deformity and leg length discrepancy. Previous classifications have focused on the degree of… 
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BackgroundPatients with congenital limb shortening can present with joint instability, soft tissue contractures, and significant… 
Review
2012
Review
2012
Methotrexate and aminopterin are folic acid antagonists that inhibit dihydrofolate reductase, resulting in a block in the… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Review
2008
Review
2008
  • Michael Weber
  • Journal of children's orthopaedics
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 25130836
PurposePrevious classifications of tibial malformations are no longer sufficient and practical for clinics and treatment. They… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background: Treatment of fibular hemimelia includes either Syme or Boyd amputation with early prosthetic fitting or tibial… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Seven patients with total fibular hemimelia who underwent limb-lengthening procedures prior to skeletal maturity were evaluated… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
  • G. Frank
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1984
  • Corpus ID: 38306432