A 47-year-old member asked:
please tell me about fibular hemimelia.?
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 52 years experience
Ok: Longitudinal fibula deficiency is the most common limb deformity. It is usually unilateral. Paraxial fibulae hememelia is the most common manifestation. Clinically the limb is shortened, the foot in a valgus position. The main problem is leg length inequality and foot instability. Treatment range from leg lengthening procedures to amputation to foot stabilizatio. See pediatric orthopedic surgeon.
Last updated Jan 5, 2017
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