The Limbs

William Reardon

in The Bedside Dysmorphologist

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Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780195300451
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975204 | DOI:
The Limbs

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This chapter covers clinical signs relating to the limbs (Limb Asymmetry, Symmetric Short Limbs, Limb Reduction Defects, Localized Lumps on the Limb, Arthrogryposis Congenita, Joint Enlargement, Generalized Joint, Hypermobility, Small or Absent Patella, Pseudoarthrosis, Madelung Deformity) and, for each sign, gives information on how to recognize the sign, establishing a differential diagnosis, and investigations to consider. Relavent images are included for each sign.

Chapter.  4751 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics ; Neonatology

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