Fibular hemimelia

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Neonate
Gender: Female
X-ray

Full leg length x-ray of a neonate demonstrates a shortened right tibia with abnormal foot and absent fibula. Features are consistent with fibular hemimelia

X-ray

2 years later

Standing x-ray with 8 cm lift under the right foot again demonstrates a shortened tibia with abnormal foot and absent fibula. Features are consistent with fibular hemimelia

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Case information

rID: 8365
Published: 25th Jan 2010
Last edited: 28th Jan 2020
Tag: fibula
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