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Case 41. Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency

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Location: http://gait.aidi.udel.edu/res695/homepage/pd_ortho/educate/clincase/pffd.htm

Description: Proximal femoral focal deficiency, PFFD, is a congenital anomaly of the pelvis and proximal femur which causes hip deformity and shortening and altered function of the involved lower extremity. The condition may be unilateral or bilateral and is often associated with other congenital anomalies.

Type: Case Study
Author/Contact: Magdy Abdel-Mota'al
Institution: Dupont Institute
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
Last Modified: Mon Nov 12 2007