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Absence of tibia

Absence of tibia: Introduction

Absence of tibia: The congenital absence of the tibial bone which is the shin bone. One or both shin bones may be missing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Absence of tibia is available below.

Symptoms of Absence of tibia

Treatments for Absence of tibia

  • Treatment goals involve obtaining the best possible limb length, alignment and function
  • Treatment options vary depending on the severity of the limb deficiency but may include:
  • Amputation (Syme amputation) and prosthetic fitting
  • Limb lengthening
  • Shoe lift - mild cases
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Absence of tibia

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Misdiagnosis and Absence of tibia

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Definitions of Absence of tibia:

Absence of tibia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Absence of tibia, or a subtype of Absence of tibia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Absence of tibia: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
 

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