DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20171741

Congenital femoral deficiency: a rare case report

Sadashiva B Ukkali, Khodaija Mahvish, Nazeer Jeergal

Abstract


Proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD) is a rare congenital anomaly. We present a case of an isolated unilateral congenital femoral deficiency that was born locally. A full-term male baby was brought to us with a complaint of short left lower limb. Examination revealed short left lower limb with absence of thigh. Detailed history was obtained and he was examined clinically as well as radiologically. He was diagnosed as a case of PFFD of type C. Proper evaluation and its management accordingly can help the patient to lead a socially and economically productive life. 


Keywords


Congenital, Femur, Limb shortening, PFFD

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