A rare case of congenital tibiofemoral fusion with bilateral proximal femoral focal deficiency

A case report

V. K. Imthiaz, Krupa Shah, Hitesh Shah

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Case: We report a unique combination of neonatal bilateral proximal femoral focal deficiency with a congenital tibiofemoral fusion of the right leg. Conclusion: To the best of our knowledge, the combination of proximal femoral focal deficiency and the congenital absence of the knee joint in a child has not previously been reported.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere22
JournalJBJS Case Connector
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12-04-2017

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  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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In: JBJS Case Connector, Vol. 7, No. 2, e22, 12.04.2017.

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