Proximal focal femoral deficiency

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Short right leg.

Patient Data

Age: 18 months
X-ray

18 months of age

Frontal standing full leg x-ray demonstrates a shortened femur consistent with proximal focal femoral deficiency (PFFD). Presence of the femoral head suggests class A malformation according to the Aitken classification of PFFD.

X-ray

24 months of age

Frontal standing full leg x-ray demonstrates a shortened femur consistent with proximal focal femoral deficiency (PFFD). Presence of the femoral head suggests class A malformation according to the Aitken classification of PFFD.

X-ray

36 months of age

Frontal standing full leg x-ray demonstrates a shortened femur consistent with proximal focal femoral deficiency (PFFD). Presence of the femoral head suggests class A malformation according to the Aitken classification of PFFD.

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Case information

rID: 8436
Published: 2nd Feb 2010
Last edited: 5th May 2018
Tag: femur
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