hemimelia

hemimelia

 [hem″e-me´le-ah]
congenital absence of all or part of the distal half of a limb.

hem·i·mel·i·a

(hem'ē-mēl'ē-ă),
Congenital partial absence of a part of an extremity; for example, absence of the fibula and presence of the tibia.
[hemi- + G. melos, limb, + -ia]
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ITV1 daytime TV viewers quickly fell in love with Daisy-May, who was born with fibular hemimelia and had to have both of her legs amputated when she was 18 months old.
Alexa Mang was born with a rare 1 in 1,000,000 leg deformity called Tibial Hemimelia. Normally when it is found, it's only present in one leg.
Eli has fibular hemimelia. He was born missing the fibula of his left leg.
Orthex is used to treat pediatric congenital deformities and limb length discrepancies such as fibula and tibia hemimelia, radial clubhand, ankle equinus, Blount's disease, genu recurvatum and multiapical deformities.
Becca had a tough start to life, after being born with a congenital condition called fibular hemimelia, which meant the lower part of her light leg was shortened, and the foot heavily deformed.
Mark Robinson was born with a condition called fibular hemimelia - which means he was born without a fibula in his left leg.
She was born with fibula hemimelia - a birth defect where part or all of the calf bone is missing.
Leg anomalies such as tibial hemimelia and fibular dimelia as part of syndromic cases have been reported.
"It's been a tough year," admitted Davies, who was born with hemimelia of the right leg.
Pistorius was born with a condition called fibular hemimelia (congenital absence of the fibula) in both legs.
Hemimelia: It is a developmental anomaly characterized by the absence or shortening of the lower portion of the limbs.
|Mark Robinson was born with Fibular Hemimelia and his parents had to make the hard decision to have his leg amputated aged one