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What is Absence of tibia?

What is Absence of tibia?

  • Absence of tibia: The congenital absence of the tibial bone which is the shin bone. One or both shin bones may be missing.

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)

Absence of tibia: Introduction

Types of Absence of tibia:

Broader types of Absence of tibia:

Who gets Absence of tibia?

Gender Ratio for Absence of tibia: male predominance

What causes Absence of tibia?

Causes of Absence of tibia: see causes of Absence of tibia

What are the symptoms of Absence of tibia?

Symptoms of Absence of tibia: see symptoms of Absence of tibia

Absence of tibia: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Absence of tibia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Absence of tibia: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Absence of tibia.
Treatments for Absence of tibia: see treatments for Absence of tibia

Name and Aliases of Absence of tibia

Main name of condition: Absence of tibia

Other names or spellings for Absence of tibia:

Bilateral absence of the tibia, Tibial hemimelia, THM

Bilateral absence of the tibia, THM, Tibia, absence of, Tibial hemimelia, Tibial hemimelia, Bilateral absence of the tibia, THM
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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