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Tibial hemimelia

Introduction: Tibial hemimelia

Description of Tibial hemimelia

Tibial hemimelia (medical condition): The congenital absence of the tibial bone which is the shin...more »

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Absence of tibia:
  »Introduction: Absence of tibia
  »Symptoms of Absence of tibia
  »Treatments for Absence of tibia

Tibial hemimelia: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Tibial hemimelia:

Tibial hemimelia: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Tibial hemimelia as a Disease

Tibial hemimelia: Another name for Absence of tibia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Absence of tibia
  »Symptoms of Absence of tibia
  »Treatments for Absence of tibia

Tibial hemimelia: Related Diseases

Tibial hemimelia: Tibial hemimelia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Tibial hemimelia (Absence of tibia)

Some of the symptoms of Tibial hemimelia incude:

  • Walking problems
  • Deformed leg
  • Missing shin bone
  • Shortened leg
  • Deficient or absent shin bone

Treatments for Tibial hemimelia (Absence of tibia)

Treatments for Tibial hemimelia (Absence of tibia) include:

  • 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

Treatment of Tibial hemimelia: For more treatment information about Tibial hemimelia, see treatment of Absence of tibia (Tibial hemimelia)

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Source - NIH

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