transverse amputation

trans·verse am·pu·ta·tion

amputation in which the line of section through the limb is at right angles to the long axis.

trans·verse am·pu·ta·tion

(trans-vĕrs' amp'yū-tā'shŭn)
Surgical removal in which the line of section through the extremity is at right angles to the long axis.
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Data on congenital transverse amputation (CTA) in Pakistani patients are scarce and there is no systematic documentation of such cases.
Terminal transverse amputations are characterized by the absence of distal portions of the extremities extending across the width of the limb/autopod.1,2 Hand amputation most often has traumatic etiology and its congenital presentation is very rare.