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Madelung Deformity Wheeless

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Description: - known as carpus curves, is result of epiphyseal arrest on ulnar & volar half of the distal radius, which causes articular surface to be directed ulnarward and volarward;
- genetics: it is inheritited as autosomal dominant trait w/ variable expressivity;
- females are affected four times as often as males

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Aug 06 2009