Proximal focal femoral deficiency (PFFD)

Case contributed by Dr Gagandeep Choudhary


Congenital lower limb abnormality.

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Male

Congenital marked hypoplasia of both femurs consistent with bilateral proximal focal femoral deficiency. Note that the femoral head and almost all the femur is absent, associated with absent acetabula. This is consistent with class D deformity - see classification of PFFD

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Case information

rID: 13862
Published: 25th May 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: femur
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