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Fibular Hemimelia: A medical term for a birth defect where the calf bone (fibula) is considerably shortened or absent. The severity of the defect is variable with mild cases presenting simply as a shortening of one leg whereas more severe cases involve a complete absence of the calf bone and bowing of the tibial bone. It is the most common limb affected by hemimelia and usually only one limb is affected. The actual foot may or may not be affected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fibular Hemimelia is available below.
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