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Limb reduction defects: Transverse Intercalar: Femoral Hypoplasia » Lower limbs Q65.8

Definition:

Hypoplasia of the femur, proximal, distal, or total; coxa valga.

Notes:

In O'Rahilly's limb reduction defect classification, proximal femoral hypoplasia is a transverse intercallar defect. Proximal femoral hypoplasia is also named coxa valga.

Image:

Image 1. Photo 1-2: Two cases with coxa valga of the right (Photo 1) and left (Photo 2) lower limb due to proximal femur hypoplasia. Image 4. Photo 1-2: One case with coxa valga of the left lower limb due to proximal femur hypoplasia.

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