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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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2014
2014
BackgroundPatients with congenital limb shortening can present with joint instability, soft tissue contractures, and significant… Expand
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND Split-hand/foot malformation (SHFM)-also known as ectrodactyly-is a congenital disorder characterised by severe… Expand
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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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2008
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… Expand
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND Treatment of fibular hemimelia includes either Syme or Boyd amputation with early prosthetic fitting or tibial… Expand
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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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1996
1996
Seven patients with total fibular hemimelia who underwent limb-lengthening procedures prior to skeletal maturity were evaluated… Expand
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1996
1996
The introduction of Ilizarov leg lengthening techniques has allowed a change in philosophy in treatment of fibular hemimelia… Expand
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1994
1994
The prevalence of congenital anomalies of the foot was studied in ninety-nine children (105 limbs) who had fibular hemimelia or… Expand
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1989
1989
We used contemporary methods, including early surgical intervention (usually amputation) and prosthetic rehabilitation, to treat… Expand
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