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Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica—Trevor disease. Severe manifestations in a child

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This report describes a case of “dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica” with the first clinical manifestations at birth and increasing difference in the length of the lower extremities during infancy. The diagnosis was made at the age of 3 years when marked disability had already occurred. There was involvement of both legs and, to a lesser degree, the arms suggesting that this is a systemic disorder.

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Karl Gefferth (Budapest), the outstanding pediatric radiologist, in homor of his 80th birthday

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Wiedemann, H.R., Mann, M. & Spreter v. Kreudenstein, P. Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica—Trevor disease. Severe manifestations in a child. Eur J Pediatr 136, 311–316 (1981).

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