Treatment possibilities in ectromelia

Dan Nemeş, Dan Poenaru, Oana Bereteu, Roxana Onofrei, Elena Amaricai, Alina Totorean
2007 Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo  
Introduction Ectromelia is a congenital abnormality characterised by limb growth disturbances (aplasia or hypoplasia) during the period from 4 th to 8 th gestation week. Case outline We present a case of hemimezomelic longitudinal ectromelia of the right upper limb associated with other skeletal abnormalities, surgically treated. An important role in the management of this case is attributed to the complex rehabilitation programme done before and after each surgical intervention. Conclusion The
more » ... ion. Conclusion The aim of the complex therapy is to diminish the permanent invalidity of these patients.
doi:10.2298/sarh0706346n pmid:17633327 fatcat:jxxawck7t5g6pap37hgqo2usju