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Christof Radler, Abigail K. Myers, Renee J. Hunter, Pedro P. Arrabal and John E. Herzenberg Prenatal diagnosis of congenital femoral deficiency and fibular hemimelia Prenatal Diagnosis 34

Article first published online: 15 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pd.4396

What's already known about this topic?

  • Ultrasonography can detect congenital femoral deficiency (CFD) and fibular hemimelia (FH); however, prenatal detection rate, relationship between detection rate and deformity severity, and whether mothers prefer prenatal diagnosis were unknown.

What does this study add?

  • We found that the detection rate for CFD cases (52%) was more than double the rate of FH cases (23%). Most mothers (63%) preferred prenatal diagnosis.
  • Measure long bones of both lower extremities during ultrasonography to allow prenatal and orthopedic consultation.

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