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2003-12-16-15 Femoral hypoplasia © Cuillier www.thefetus.net/

Femoral hypoplasia

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 but no micrognathia:


At 27 weeks:

Note the shortened limb:

and the size of the femur compared to the other side:

And after delivery the x-rays and baby picture:






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