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2004-07-16-13 Femoral hypoplasia © Cuillier www.thefetus.net/


Femoral hypoplasia - unusual facies syndrome

Fabrice Cuillier, MD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Félix Guyon, rue des Topazes, 97400 Saint-Denis, Reunion Island, France. Ph : 0262 90 55 22. Fax : 0262 90 77 30

This is a fetus studied at 24 and 27 weeks with femoral hypoplasia and micrognathia:

The long bone attached to the pelis is the tibia and not the femur !

The micrognathia:

Mild ventriculomegaly:

3D reconstruction of the proximal femoral deficiency:

 

Postnatal appearance:

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