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Proximal focal femoral deficiency

Case contributed by Dr Maxymyshyn Nazar


Shortening of right lower limb since birth. Presents to control fracture healing.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Female

Hypoplasia of right femoral bone with mild hypoplastic femoral head and mild hypoplastic right acetabular fossa. The femoral neck is critical shortened and presented as multiple bone fragments. Because of upward displacement of femoral shaft and instability of the hip joint, it was performed osteosynthesis. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates right proximal focal femoral deficiency.

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Case information

rID: 29501
Published: 1st Jun 2014
Last edited: 28th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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