limb reduction defect


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limb reduction defect

A congenital malformation in which one or more limbs develop incompletely or not at all.
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The practice of demonstrating the both the humerii and then both bones of the forearms, followed by the coronal section of the fetal hand demonstrating the open fingers, helps greatly in improving detection rates not only of larger transverse limb reduction defects but also of reduction of fingers, ectrodactyly and polydactyly.
Adams-Oliver syndrome, aplasia cutis congenita, cutis marmorata telangiectatica, limb reduction defects.
This rupture results array of defects ranging from limb reduction defects, amputations, ring constrictions, distal syndactly, talipes equinovarus, neural tube defects, limb/ body wall deficiency, extrathoraic heart, growth restrictions.