Medicine (Baltimore) 2022 Jun 24;101(25):e29283. Epub 2022 Jun 24.
Health Science Division, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Unit of Hip and Pelvis Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital de Traumatología y Ortopedia No. 21, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS), Monterrey, N.L., México.
Rationale: Evaluation of clinical and radiologic abnormalities in patients with postaxial hypoplasia of the lower extremity (PHLE) for treatment decisions represents a major challenge, which is more complicated when PHLE is associated with congenital dislocation of the patella.
Patient Concerns: : Herein, we present the case of an 8-year-old female patient with evident length inequality in her left lower extremity and inability to walk.
Diagnoses: Radiological evaluation revealed PHLE with fibular hemimelia, proximal femoral focal deficiency, tarsal coalition, and congenital patellar dislocation of the patella. Read More