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Treatment of multiple pterygium syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1461826     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Multiple pterygium syndrome is a rare, inherited disorder manifested by growth retardation, facial or genital anomalies, and widespread musculoskeletal deformities. Pterygia are the predominant hallmark of the syndrome. Five children with multiple pterygium syndrome were treated from 1978 to 1987. Treatment involved both upper and lower pterygia and contractures. The results of treatment and modalities used are discussed and a protocol suggested.
R E McCall; J Budden
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopedics     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0147-7447     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthopedics     Publication Date:  1992 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-01-08     Completed Date:  1993-01-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806107     Medline TA:  Orthopedics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1417-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Shreveport, LA 71103.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / surgery*
Contracture / etiology,  surgery*
Musculoskeletal Abnormalities*
Tarsal Bones / abnormalities,  surgery

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