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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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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BackgroundPatients with congenital limb shortening can present with joint instability, soft tissue contractures, and significant… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Methotrexate and aminopterin are folic acid antagonists that inhibit dihydrofolate reductase, resulting in a block in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Background Split-hand/foot malformation (SHFM)—also known as ectrodactyly—is a congenital disorder characterised by severe… Expand
2008
2008
  • M. 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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background: Treatment of fibular hemimelia includes either Syme or Boyd amputation with early prosthetic fitting or tibial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The mouse mutants of the hemimelia-luxate group (lx, lu, lst, Dh, Xt, and the more recently identified Hx, Xpl and Rim4; [1] [2… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Seven patients with total fibular hemimelia who underwent limb-lengthening procedures prior to skeletal maturity were evaluated… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We used contemporary methods, including early surgical intervention (usually amputation) and prosthetic rehabilitation, to treat… Expand
1987
1987
We report on 37 patients belonging to different families, who have the tibial hemimelia-split hand/foot syndrome. Genetic aspects… Expand
Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
  • M. Green
  • Developmental biology
  • 1967
  • Corpus ID: 26498202
Abstract The mutant gene dominant hemimelia (Dh) causes preaxial abnormalities of the hind limb, reduced number of presacral… Expand