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Prenatal Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Proximal Focal Femoral Deficiency

Ravi D Wadhwa, Madhusudan Dey, Anupam Kapur, Vipin Kumar


Proximal focal femoral deficiency (PFFD) is a developmental defect of acetabulum and proximal femur. Prenatal diagnosis of this condition is increasing with widespread use of ultrasonography. We report a case of unilateral PFFD with absent fibula. Clinical findings, diagnosis and management of this rare skeletal dysplasia are discussed.

Key words: Femoral, hypoplasia, ultrasonography, anomalies, prenatal

Med-Science. 2014; 3(4): 1708-12

Medicine Science Vol:3 Issue:4 Year:2014 PP:1571-1787
Posted in Vol: 3 Issue: 4 Year: 2014 December pp: 1571-1787

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