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Prenatal diagnosis of bilateral proximal femoral hypoplasia.
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PMID:  8883317     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Proximal femoral focal deficiency is a rare skeletal disorder, with an estimated incidence of 0.11 to 0.2/10,000 births. The bilateral form is uncommon, occurring in 10 to 15% of cases. We report a case of bilateral proximal femoral focal deficiency diagnosed by ultrasound at 30 weeks' gestation. Differential diagnosis, prognosis and management are discussed.
L F Gonçalves; G R De Luca; D A Vitorello; L M Parente; H Philippi; J A Saab Neto; E T Pereira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0960-7692     ISO Abbreviation:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1996 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-01-23     Completed Date:  1997-01-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9108340     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  127-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Clínica Materno-Fetal, Maternity Hospital Carmela Dutra, Florianópolis, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Diseases, Developmental / radiography,  ultrasonography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Femur / abnormalities*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Gestational Age
Infant, Newborn
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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