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Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency Wheeless

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Description: Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
- a development defect of the proximal femur recongnizable at birth;
- 3rd most common longitudinal deficiency of lower extremity;
- abnormality ranges from hypoplasia of entire femur to complete absence of the proximal end;
- bilateral involvement is seen in 15% of patients;

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

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